Married woman hangs self after being harassed by man, his friends in UP

A 26-year-old married woman allegedly died after hanging herself from the ceiling of her room over harassment by a youth and his two friends in UP's Muzaffarnagar.

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Married woman hangs self after being harassed by man, his friends in UP
A woman allegedly died by suicide over harassment by a man and his 2 friends in UP. (Picture: Representational)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A married woman allegedly died by suicide in UP's Muzaffarnagar
  • The woman was found hanging from the ceiling of her room on Wednesday
  • She was allegedly harassed by one of the accused for marriage

A 26-year-old married woman allegedly died by suicide over harassment by a youth and his two friends in UP's Muzaffarnagar.

Puja was found hanging from the ceiling of her room in Janakpur locality on Wednesday, police said. Deputy Superintendent of Police Kuldeep Kumar told reporters that police have registered a case against the main accused, Sonu, who was allegedly harassing her for marriage, and his two friends Vijaypal and Rahul, who are absconding.

They have been booked for abetment of suicide and efforts are on to nab them, police said.

According to the complaint filed by her family, Sonu used to harass the woman for marriage and it continued even after she got married to Deepak this year.

The accused had threatened to kill the woman's mother-in-law and husband if she did not accept his proposal, so she took the extreme step, it said.

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