The Gurugram police have booked a pilot for allegedly abetting the suicide of his former live-in partner, a former crew member of an airline. The accused had invited her to a party he hosted at a friend’s place.
The duo had an argument there following which she allegedly jumped to death from the fifth floor. The police registered a case but is also probing foul play. According to the police, the deceased is identified as 26-year-old Peggyla Bhutia, a native of Sikkim. She lived with her elder sister Bebyla in S block of DLF phase 3 and both worked as crew members in airlines.
It was on Sunday night when she went to attend a party, hosted by one of her friends Dzzel Thiksey Sharma at Bestech Parkview Spa next society, sector 67. Police said that Sharma is a pilot with Jet Airways and had 10 guests, including the deceased and four couples.
“It was around 9:30 pm when others were busy at dinner, an argument started between the deceased and the pilot. They went outside in the balcony and soon Dzzel came back saying she had jumped. Soon residents gathered there and rushed her to Artemis hospital where doctors declared her brought dead. Police was called and took the body in custody,” revealed a senior investigator. Bebyla, sister of the victim, said in her complaint that she was fed up with Dzzel and he was responsible for her death.
According to preliminary investigation, a fight had broken between the pilot and the deceased minutes before her death. On the complaint, an FIR has been registered against Sharma at sector 65 police station. “We are investigating all angles. The accused will be called to join the investigation,” said inspector Dinkar, SHO, sector 65 police station.
Report by Prakash, Special Correspondent Sikkim