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Woman commits suicide after gangrape

Press Trust of India  |  Bundi (Raj) 

A 19-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging at her house after being raped by two men, in Talera village here, the police said today. The woman was yesterday found hanging from a ceiling fan at her house, SHO at Talera police station, said. In a suicide note recovered from her room, the woman alleged that she was raped by a man, who lives in the same village, and his friend, he said. Asif, a resident of Railway station area of the village, took her to his home on August 5 on pretext of having tea where she fainted after having the drink and later, on gaining consciousness, she found herself at Kota railway station. The two men then raped her multiple times at the station and on Sunday evening left her near Talera railway station. "I am committing suicide after getting hurt," the victim wrote in the suicide note. On the basis of the note, a case on the charges of rape and abetment of suicide was registered against Asif and his friend, the SHO said. The parents of the woman had not informed police about the incident.

They took her to the village community health centre and after she was declared dead, they brought the body home for last rites, he said. The health centre authorities informed the police of suicide by the girl following which the police reached her home and recovered the body, the SHO said. The family members even refused for postmortem but since the matter was related to a suspected rape and suicide case, the postmortem was carried out by a medical board. The two accused have not been arrested so far as the investigation into the matter is underway, the officer said, adding the suicide note would be sent to a forensic lab for handwriting match. The case has been handed over to a deputy superintendent of police for further investigation.

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First Published: Tue, August 08 2017. 18:57 IST