Prime News, State (Bengaluru), January 9:-Blaming moral policing, a 20-year-old woman hanged herself in Chikmagalur on January 6.
The victim identified as Dhanyashree. In her suicide note, she named five men, who harassed her and her mother by accusing the victim of roaming with a Muslim boy, thereby creating issues of love jihad.
One out of the five accused has been arrested while the other four are still absconding.
Mudigere police arrested one Anil who is BJP Yuva Morcha leader based on victim’s suicide note recovered from the scene. Two teams have been constituted to arrest those who are absconding, police said.
The police also said to have recovered girl’s phone. Police learned that the picture where the girl with Muslim boy was circulated widely on social media.
“On 6 January, a 20-year-old woman committed suicide. In her suicide note, she wrote that a group of five harassed her and her mother by alleging that she goes out with a Muslim boy. One person has been arrested,” said Superintendent of Police K Annamalai, Chikmagalur.
The SP said that the police will arrest all those who harassed the victim orally or through social media.
A case has been registered under 306 (Abetment to suicide) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)