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Jagga Jasoos' actress found dead in Gurugram apartment

19 Jul 2017 | By Kanchan Monga
News from Delhi this Wednesday!

Assamese singer-actor Bidisha Bezbaruah, who was recently seen 'Jagga Jasoos', was found hanging from a ceiling fan with a dupatta tied around her neck in her Gurugram apartment.

According to police, she committed suicide. But, they have arrested her husband, Nisheeth Jha, on charges of abetting Bezbaruah's suicide as her father accused him of having an extra-marital affair.

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19 Jul 2017Jagga Jasoos' actress found dead in Gurugram apartment

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