Zee media journalist dies after falling off fifth floor in Faridabad


A female journalist working with the ZEE Media owned DNA website died in a mysterious circumstances after falling off the fifth floor of a building in Faridabad, near Delhi.


Police have described the death as suicide, but her friends said she was too ‘gutsy person’ to take such step.

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Quoting police sources PTI reported that the victim Pooja Tiwari and her friend Anuj Mishra, were recently booked for allegedly extorting Rs 2 lakh from a hospital owner.

She had also been reportedly suspended from her job.

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Pooja’s death has left her former colleagues and family devastated.

One colleague said that the journalist was working on an investigative piece involving medical malpractices. A doctor had filed an FIR alleging extortion.

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The body has been sent for post-mortem, police said, adding that the case was being probed.


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