Archive for April 3rd, 2008

The TOI reports:

Nine months after Captain Megha Razdan was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her quarters, police has arrested her husband, also a captain posted near Jammu, on charges of pushing the 26-year-old engineer to commit suicide by refusing to break off with a previous lover.

Megha Razfan’s suicide was an unfortunate event. Yet, when all is said and done, the fact remains that her death was self-inflicted. The husband — if the allegation is true — is a lousy and cruel human being and deserves nothing but contempt. But should he be criminally culpable? I think not.

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