Lalita suicide case: Chillar being brought from Mumbai to join probe, says top cop

New Delhi [India], Oct. 21 : After national kabbadi champion Rohit Chillar and his father Vijay Kumar were arrested separately on Friday in connection with the former's wife Lalita's suicide case, Joint Commissioner of Police (South West) Dependra Pathak on Saturday said police have reached to the boy in Mumbai, arrested him and would be producing him before a Mumbai court for a transit remand.

"He will be brought to Delhi and join the investigation; whereas, in the meantime, his father appeared in the police station in Delhi and we have arrested him," Pathak told reporters.

"Both son and the father answered our questions. Besides, the details and nuances that are there in the audio clips, the suicide note, the circumstances, the statements of the parents of the girls before the SDM and all other statements, we will go into it and investigate professionally as per the law of the land," stated the Joint CP.

Divulging details of the police investigation thus far, he said the death of the girl in Ashoka Park in Ashok Nagar under the Nangloi Police Station area came to their notice on the evening of October 17.

"The police reached the spot and found a suicide note, wherein there was a mention of audio clips in the mobile phone of the girl.

We have gone through the suicide note and the audio clips, which made a case of dowry harassment and dowry death," said the Joint CP, adding, accordingly, a case has been registered under sections 498 A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty) and 304 B (dowry death), and the SDM was called and all the processes were followed and an investigation was taken up.

"The parents of the boy were not found at their place in Nizampur and at the places of their relatives and friends.

All possible places were inquired into and simultaneously we sent a team to Mumbai, where the possibility of the boy was there.

Today, finally, we reached to the boy and we have arrested him and we are producing him before the local court for a transit remand," he said.

The further investigative efforts we are taking. Meanwhile, Chillar's father Vijay Chillar sent to 14 days' judicial custody. Lalita, 27, allegedly committed suicide at her apartment in West Delhi's Nangloi area and had left a suicide note accusing her husband, who is in the navy, and his family for provoking her.

Source: ANI