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Molestation victim ends life in Raisen

Teenaged girl hangs self, one of the accused held, HT reports.

bhopal Updated: Jan 04, 2013 21:48 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

A teenaged girl, who was allegedly molested by two youths, committed suicide by hanging herself in Bhopal on Friday in neighbouring Raisen district. The victim, a 16-year-old girl, was alone in the house in the morning when two youths barged into her house and molested her.

Stunned, the girl began shouting and yelled for help. As neighbours got alarmed, the duo ran away. The incident however shocked the girl so much that sometime later she ended her life. When the girl's parents reached home they found her body hanging. She had died by then.

The incident occurred in Gairatganj in Raisen, 45 km from Bhopal. The victim studied in eighth standard in a local school. One of the accused was identified as Sonu Kushwaha, 18. The other accused is a 17-year-old youth.

After the incident, the girl's parents lodged an FIR with the police. The accused has been booked for abetment of suicide. Police sources said that one of the accused has been taken into custody while hunt is on for the other.