Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 3:37 IST
A 28-year-old woman who was prevented from committing suicide by police, hanged herself to death in a second attempt at the police station in Sitapur district, Uttar Pradesh on 10 August..
Who was the woman?
- The woman has been identified as Jeenat, who was rescued by forest guards while she was trying to commit suicide by jumping into a canal, Superintendent of Police R Krishna said.
- The woman was brought to Mehmoodabad Kotwali police station on 10 August, police said, adding that Jeenat hanged herself with her dupatta in the washroom of the police station. The victim was reportedly upset over a family dispute, Krishna said.
- However, the victim's family members have alleged foul play on the part of police. They also blocked the Kotwali road in agitation and demanded an enquiry. Meanwhile the body has been sent for postmortem.
(with inputs from PTI)