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Updated February 3rd, 2024 at 13:52 IST

Civil Judge Dies by Suicide at Governtment Residence in UP’s Badayun

A civil judge allegedly died by suicide on Saturday at her government residence in Badayun; her aides informed the police after she did not answer her door

Reported by: Srinwanti Das
Representative image of suicide.
Representative image of suicide. | Image:PTI
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Badayun: A civil judge allegedly died by suicide on Saturday at her government residence in Badayun. Justice Jyotsana Rai was a resident of Mau but had been posted in Badayun for a year.

Her aides informed the police after she did not answer her door on Saturday morning, sources said. On receiving word of the incident, the district judge, SSP and judicial officers reached the judge's residence. A forensic team, too, reached the scene and went about collecting samples. Justice Rai took up her posting in Badayun from Ayodhya a year ago. It was her second posting. A large number of judicial personnel and lawyers were present at the judge's residence after news of her death came out.

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Further details are awaited.

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Published February 3rd, 2024 at 13:52 IST

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