A 21-year-old lady died by suicide at a village in Bijnor district on Saturday a day after a person allegedly tried to molest her, police mentioned.
The 25-year-old accused man has been arrested. The lady, an undergraduate pupil, hanged herself from the ceiling of her home, it’s learnt.
Police mentioned she had advised her mother and father that the person was following her for the previous few days, however they ignored it.
An FIR was lodged on Saturday night time by the lady’s father. The complainant mentioned that his daughter advised them that the accused was pestering her so far him for a while however they didn’t act on it considering he’ll cease doing so with time.
“We by no means thought that she’s going to take such an excessive step,” he acknowledged within the FIR.
He advised the police that his daughter alongside together with her mom had on Friday gone to a close-by forest the place the accused tried to molest her on discovering her alone. When she raised an alarm, her mom rushed for assist and the accused fled the spot, she alleged.
“We have now arrested the accused. The case was registered below IPC sections 354 (outrage modesty) and 306 (abetment to suicide). The accused has been despatched to the jail,” mentioned the incharge of the native police station.