A local Bengali actress named Bitasta Saha committed suicide by hanging herself to the ceiling of her flat in Kasaba area. The actress was a small time artist whose de-composed body was found at her home. As reported in PTI, after repeated phone calls went unanswered for almost two days, her mother visited the flat today where she used to stay alone. When Bitasta did not open the door after several knocks, her mother and neighbours informed police. Police broke the door and found the actress’s body hanging from the ceiling, a police officer said. It was learnt that one of Bitasta’s wrist was slit and there were several injury marks on her body too.Also Read - Anjali Shrivastav, Huccha Venkat, Pradeep Kumar and 2 other celebrities who attempted SUICIDE recently leaving fans in shock

Going by the preliminary signs it seems that she committed suicide. However, we are waiting for the postmortem report. The body appeared to be two-day-old and there was a bit of stench in the room,” he said. Police claimed the actress was under severe stress for quite sometime which could be a reason behind the incident. “We have gone through her Facebook profile and posts, and found quite depressing posts on her wall… In fact at one point she had also talked about putting an end to her life… We are checking everything including her call details,” police said. Also Read - Case registered against one in the death of Bitasta Saha

As it is evident that the actress was terribly depressed, reports are that her lover and IT officer Sikat Mitra is responsible for her suicide. Bitasta’s mother filed a complaint against him in the Garfa police station. However even after lodging the complaint he could not be arrested as he has fled away from the scene. Apart from that no one has been till now arrested for the death of the Bengali actress. Also Read - Murder case regd against one in the death of Bitasta Saha

inputs from PTI