Faridabad journalist falls off 5th floor, police say suicide

Faridabad: A journalist against whom an extortion case was recently registered was found dead in mysterious circumstances in Faridabad. Police said she allegedly jumped off the fifth floor of an apartment.

The journalist, Pooja Tiwari, who until recently worked with a national media portal, was in a flat in Sector 56 with two friends— Indore-based journalist Amreen and Haryana Police inspector Amit Kumar– when the incident happened, police officers said.

“As per the statement of eyewitnesses Amreen and Amit Kumar, Pooja Tiwari started drinking in the evening and continued after dinner,” said Surajkund station house officer Rajinder Singh.