Dehradun: Hemlata alias Hema Danu, a MA second semester student and national boxer of MBPG College in Haldwani, Uttarakhand, died in a suspicious condition late on Sunday night. She hailed from Badat (Kafalani) in Kapkot and was studying at Nanihal in Haldwani. The cause of death could not be ascertained. However, the family members told the police that she was under stress after losing the match held in Khatima recently. She declaimed wrong umpiring. The family members have expressed the intention of the boxer to die by consuming poison.
Hemlata, the 20-year-old daughter of Kripal Singh, a resident of Kafalani Nachni Kapkot in Bageshwar district, was a national boxer of Kumaon University. She lived here in Nanihal in Chhadayal. She lost the final of the competition in Khatima on September 10. She was admitted to a private hospital on Nainital Road on Sunday after her condition deteriorated where she succumbed to her injuries at 1.30 pm on Sunday during treatment.
At the same time, Lata Khatri, a woman sub-inspector of Kathgodam police station, questioned the family members and found that she was under stress after losing the match. That is why she consumed poison. It is alleged that Hemlata was under stress due to wrong umpiring. According to Lata Khatri, she was taking the practice from Punjab sports educational institute. Dr. Pushkar Gaur, the sports in charge of MBPG College, said Hemlata had participated in the inter-university national boxing competition organized by Kumaon University.