New Delhi, Sep 15 (PTI) A 20-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself after her distant relative, with whom she was in a relationship, got engaged to another woman, the police said.

The incident was reported from south Delhi’s Neb Sarai on September 6.

In her suicide note, the woman claimed that she was taking the extreme step due to her relative Bittu. Police have registered a case of abetment to suicide against him.

The deceased, Babita, was a resident of JJ Camp in Tigri.

She was found hanging by her mother and brother-in-law who rushed her to hospital but she died there, police said.

In her suicide note, she wrote, “Bittu is solely responsible for my suicide. Mummy, please forgive me”.

Police are questioning Bittu in connection with the case.

It has been learnt that he was in a relationship with Babita but had got engaged to another woman.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.