A 39-year-old woman allegedly jumped to death from the terrace of her residence in south Delhi’s Hauz Khas on Friday, the police said on Saturday.

Parents’ allegation

The police said that her parents have alleged dowry harassment by her husband.

DCP (South) Romil Baaniya said deceased Anissia Batra was an air hostess with a German airline. The incident took place around 4.30 p.m.

“She had sent a message to her husband Mayank, informing him that she was going to take the extreme step,” Mr. Baaniya said.

Mr. Mayank was at home at the time of the incident. He said he had reached the terrace immediately, but did not find her. “She might have jumped immediately after sending the text. She had fallen on the ground by the time the husband reached,” Mr. Baaniya said.

Anissia was rushed to the hospital, where she was declared brought dead.

A case of dowry death has been filed. The probe is on.

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