Delhi: A folk singer from Haryana allegedly attempted suicide by consuming rat poison at her residence in southwest Delhi on Sunday. Her condition was critical till late evening.
Police said, in July this year she was booked under the SCST Act for allegedly using derogatory language against a particular community in her songs in February .
A suicide note was also recovered in which she had alleged that she was being defamed on social media by a resident of Gurgaon. Police said that they will verify the claims in her suicide note. "A case of abetment of suicide can be registered in this regard if found true," said a police officer.