Twenty six year old model, Archana Pandey, allegedly committed suicide at her residence on Monday (September 29, 2014). Now two days after she was found hanging at her Versova home, the police has arrested Archana Pandey’s former boyfriend Omar Asif Pathan.
In a suicide note, Archana Pandey had named Omar Asif Pathan as the person responsible for her death, alleging that he had physically exploited her and left her for another woman.
It is alleged that the two were in a live-in relationship for three to four years and had broken up few months ago. A businessman by profession, twenty six year old Omar Asif Pathan had been absconding for the past three days after Archana Pandey allegedly committed suicide.
On Monday, her neighbours noticed a foul smell emanating from the flat and rang the door bell. When no one responded, they contacted the police, who entered the flat and found her body that was sent for post-mortem examination to Cooper Hospital.
“We got a call from her neighbours, so went to the location where she was found dead. She had committed suicide a couple of days ago. Her body has been taken to Cooper Hospital. A suicide note was also found at her residence,” the official said in their statement.
Based on the suicide note, the police arrested Omar Asif Pathan and booked him under Section 3206 for abetment to suicide. Archana Pandey was a known face in the modelling industry and had also worked in south Indian films.
“Omar Asif Pathan was produced in a court later in the day and remanded in police custody till October 06, 2014.” said Senior Inspector – Versova Police Station, Arundhari Rane.
According to the police, Omar Asif Pathan and Archana Pandey were in a live-in relationship for three to four years and had broken up four months ago, after which she moved into another apartment with her brother in New Mhada Complex, Versova.
For the past one month, however, Archana Pandey had been living alone after her brother had been arrested by the Gujarat police in a cheating case.
Twenty six year old model, Archana Pandey, allegedly committed suicide at her residence on Monday (September 29, 2014). Now two days after she was fou...1.0