PALGHAR: 19-YO RAPE VICTIM, DIES BY SUICIDE. FAMILY CLAIMS COPS HUMILIATING HER

19-year-old woman allegedly hangs herself in Maharashtra’s Palghar district after she was raped by man several times on pretext of marriage, said the Police. (PTI)

Victim’s family claims, she was depressed after being chided, humiliated by cops while lodging complaint against him.

According to Media reports, the girl was wooed by a local youth, who abducted her and took her to his friend’s house and raped her repeatedly on the promise of marriage.

Following that, the victim questioned him on the said promise, the accused initially gave the excuse that the marriage can’t take place as the temples are shut due to the lockdown.

In between of all this, the kin of the victim had filed a missing person case and the girl along with the accused were traced. The youth was arrested and subsequently sent into judicial custody, stated police.

The girl ended her life by hanging herself on Friday at her residence in Nala Sopara suburb. A case of accidental death was filed and the body has been sent for a post mortem, it added.

A suicide note was also found, wherein, the victim says that she is taking the extreme step as he could not marry the accused. Hence, nobody is responsible for her death.

Similar suicide notes were also found scribbled in her book, which has become a point of investigation. Police said, the suicide notes had no mention about cops humiliating.

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