Fashion Blogger Dies After Being Pushed Off Building With Her Hands Tied

New Delhi: A fashion blogger, Ritika Singh (30), died after being pushed off a building in Agra, with her hands tied, allegedly by her husband and his family.

Ghaziabad-based Ritika had been staying with a friend. Her husband Akash Gautam was against this. The couple had an argument, following which Akash and his family members allegedly tied Ritika’s hands and threw her off the apartment’s balcony, The Indian Express reported, quoting the police.

Ritika ran a fashion, lifestyle, and travel blogging social media account with more than 44,000 followers on Instagram.

“We received information that a woman died after falling off the fourth floor of a building in Nagla Mewati area. During the probe, it was found that she had been living with someone… Her husband came with his family members, a struggle between the two ensued and she was later pushed off the building. She sustained fatal injuries. The husband and two others have been arrested,” Sudhir Kumar Singh, SSP Agra, told The Indian Express.

The woman had been living at the flat for the last year and a half, police said.

According to the officers, her husband and the other accused assaulted Ritika’s friend, before pushing her off the building. She sustained head injuries and was declared dead on arrival when rushed to the nearest hospital.

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