The 22-year-old girl who was hospitalised on Thursday after her NRI father allegedly slit her throat before killing himself, has claimed that he had tried to rape her. She also accused her father of forcibly solemnising marriage with her.
Basti Jodhewal station house officer Ashok Kumar said, on the complaint of the girl, police have added section pertaining to rape attempt in the FIR against the NRI.
The woman, who is undergoing treatment at Christian Medical College (CMC), is stable. SHO Kumar said the girl told police that her father had brought her to Ludhiana from Andhra Pradesh a few days ago. She further alleged that the accused had introduced her to neighbours as his wife. She said her father attempted rape on her on Wednesday. When she resisted, her father slit her throat and also killed himself.
Police said on Wednesday some relatives of the NRI had come to Ludhiana looking for him. According to his relatives, he was married in 1995. After dispute with wife, he got separated and solemnised a second marriage in 2001. The girl whose throat he slit is from his first marriage. He has two daughters from the second marriage too.