Uttar Pradesh: Rape victim commits suicide after accused get clean chit in probe


Lucknow, Jan 15: A victim committed suicide by hanging herself in Kernalganj area of Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda district after two of her alleged rapists were given a clean chit in the probe.

According to the reports, the victim had filed a complaint against two youth of her village for rape in August last year.

Initially the case was being probed by local police, later it was handed over to the crime branch.

Gonda Superintendent of police (SP) RP Singh told media that two investigating officers have been suspended following the suicide.

“We have received the information about her suicide. Both the investigating officers have been suspended. We are investigating the matter in detail and will ensure that the accused are punished,” he asserted.

As per the deceased’s husband, the accused not only raped his wife but also allegedly filmed the incident.

“She was shattered when the police gave them a clean chit,” he stated.


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