A 17-year-old girl allegedly died by suicide in a village in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur on Monday, with her father claiming she was upset over being repeatedly harassed by two men.
The victim’s father filed a complaint, alleging that his daughter, a Class 12 student of the senior secondary school in Bhambotar, was being harassed by two men – Rahul and Sahil – of the village, the police said.
They said the victim was admitted to the Civil Hospital in Mukerian after she attempted suicide; she couldn’t be saved.
Station House Officer, Talwara police station, Sub-Inspector Ajmer Singh said a case under relevant sections, including 306 (abetment to suicide) of the IPC, was registered against the two accused.
Raids are being conducted to arrest them, said the police.