Monday, August 8, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Couple booked for abetting suicide of Dalit youth

Couple booked for abetting suicide of Dalit youth

Ghaziabad, Aug 6 (PTI) A woman and her husband have been booked for
allegedly abetting suicide of a Dalit youth by levelling false rape
charges against him in a village near here, police said today.

23-year-old Sonu had committed suicide by consuming poison after
Rekha(40) and her husband accused him of raping her on August 3 in
village Domai, 65 kms from here, police said.

Following the incident, Sonu''s family and villagers demanded Rekha''s
arrest for levelling false charges against the victim.

A case has been registered against Rekha and her husband, police said.

SP (Rural), A K Mishra visited the village and deployed police force
to maintain law and order.

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