Girl Attempts Suicide Over No Action Against Molester | Kanpur News

KANPUR: A 19-year-old girl, who was allegedly molested by a local youth, attempted suicide by consuming some poisonous substance in Bidhnoo police station area of the district on Sunday.
Station House Officer (SHO), Bidhnoo, Amit Kumar Mishra said the teenager attempted to end her life by consuming poison on Sunday afternoon.
“Rishu Bhadauria, the accused in the case, has been detained and his questioning is underway. The girl is undergoing treatment at a hospital,” the officer said.
The girl’s family members alleged that she was upset over the police not taking adequate action against the perpetrator even after a complaint was lodged.
The girl was molested by the youth on Saturday afternoon, according to the complaint lodged by her father. She had gone to give lunch to her uncle in the fields when the incident had occurred.
He also alleged that the youth had assaulted his daughter and even threatened her with dire consequences if she reported the matter to police.
“Later, in the evening, my daughter went to the police outpost with me. I filed a complaint, but no action was taken following which she consumed the poisonous substance on Sunday afternoon,” he alleged.

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