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Woman raped by BSF jawan commits suicide: Police

The woman’s father said that the accused had raped her on the pretext of marriage and was harassing her, the SHO said.

india Updated: Jul 14, 2018 15:52 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Muzaffarnagar
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A 26-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison after a BSF jawan allegedly raped her, said police. (AFP Photo)

A 26-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison after a BSF jawan allegedly raped her on the pretext of marriage here, police said on Saturday.

The woman consumed poison on July 6 and died at a hospital on Friday, Station House officer (SHO), Kotwali, Anil Kaperwan said.

Her father, in his complaint, said his daughter was raped by the BSF jawan, who threatened to upload the video of the act on the internet, he said.

The complainant also said that the accused had raped her on the pretext of marriage and was harassing her, the SHO said.

The matter is being probed, the officer said.

First Published: Jul 14, 2018 15:51 IST