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Trainee SI held for cheating woman police constable

Press Trust of India  |  Tirunelveli (TN) 

A trainee sub-inspector was arrested here today for allegedly having physical relationship with a woman police constable under the prextext of marriage and then refusing to marry her, police said.

The 29-year-old lady constable had grown frustrated and committed suicide a few days ago, following the refusal of the accused to marry her, they said.

The accused and the victim had developed intimacy when they were working in Alangulam division in this district.

The constable had physical relationship with the woman under the pretext of marrying her.

When she insisted on getting married, he kept delaying the marriage, they said.

She had even lodged a complaint with the police against the accused, before taking the extreme step.

Arumainayagam who had gone absconding was arrested here today, they added.

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First Published: Mon, October 17 2016. 16:23 IST