Head constable booked for abetment to suicide in Ferozepur

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ferozepur
  • Updated: May 18, 2016 18:20 IST

A head constable was booked on charges of abetment to suicide as he allegedly released an objectionable picture with a woman on social media following which she committed suicide. The accused was at large till the last information came in.

Victim’s father Balkar Singh, in a statement to police, stated that Harjinder Singh, head constable posted at PCR Moga, was known to their family and used to visit her at Daule wala in Moga district.

He alleged that few days ago, when she was alone at home, he visited her and gave some intoxicant and later videographed her in objectionable position.

He later viraled the same on social media following which she became very upset and on Monday jumped into canal, he further alleged.

Her body was fished out and after postmortem was conducted, following which, the body was given to family.

Ferozepur SSP Manminder Singh said that accused was booked under section 306 (abetment to suicide) while further probe was on.

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