Woman climbs tree at Jantar Mantar threatening suicide

, 11:42 PM IST
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New Delhi: A high drama was witnessed at Jantar Mantar here today when a 50-year-old woman climbed a tree and threatened to commit suicide if her son’s killers were not arrested, police said.

Baccha Devi, a native of Bihar who lives in Maharashtra, demanded justice for her son who was murdered in Bihar in October last year.

As she scaled up the tree, people gathered and urged her to come down. She came down after police persuaded her.

She alleged that Bihar police was not arresting the main accused in the murder case.

Devi said that she came to Delhi for meeting leaders so that her case could be heard.

She was being questioned by the police.