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Karnataka: Harassed by moral policing, 20-year-old commits suicide

News Agencies | Updated on: 9 January 2018, 9:38 IST
Karnataka: Harassed by moral policing, 20-year-old commits suicide

Blaming moral policing, a 20-year-old woman hanged herself in Chikmagalur on January 6.

In her suicide note, she named five men, who harassed her and her mother by accusing the victim of roaming with a Muslim boy, thereby creating issues of love jihad.

One out of the five accused has been arrested while the other four are still absconding.

"On 6 January, a 20-year-old woman committed suicide. In her suicide note, she wrote that a group of five harassed her and her mother by alleging that she goes out with a Muslim boy. One person has been arrested," said Superintendent of Police, Chikmagalur.

A case has been registered under 306 (Abetment to suicide) of the IPC.

-ANI

First published: 9 January 2018, 9:38 IST
 
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