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Dalit woman commits suicide after being harassed in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

A woman committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her house after allegedly being sexually harassed by two men at village in the district, police said today.

The woman, who worked as a labourer in a brick klin, was allegedly sexually harassed and her complaint was not filed by the police when she had gone with her husband to station, they said.

Police sub has been suspended in connection with the incident, police said.

A suicide note was recovered from the spot in which she has

alleged sexual harassment by two men, police said.

Two cases, one abatement of suicide and one sexual harassment were registered against two persons, who were arrested in this connection, they said.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 10:55 IST