Woman raped by BSF jawan commits suicide: Police

A 26-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison after a BSF jawan allegedly raped her on the pretext of marriage here, police said on Saturday.

The woman consumed poison on July 6 and died at a hospital on Friday, Station House officer (SHO), Kotwali, Anil Kaperwan said.

Her father, in his complaint, said his daughter was raped by the BSF jawan, who threatened to upload the video of the act on the internet, he said.

The complainant also said that the accused had raped her on the pretext of marriage and was harassing her, the SHO said.

The matter is being probed, the officer said.

Updated: July 14, 2018 — 8:33 pm