Harassment by youth drives minor girl to suicide in Warangal Rural

By   |  Published: 22nd May 2020  9:43 pm

Warangal Rural: A 17-year-old girl has committed suicide by jumping into an open well at Lohitha village in Sangem mandal in the district on Friday. It is alleged that one Cheruku Jagadeesh, a youth from the village, had been harassing her to marry him for the last several months.  “Though the village elders by convening a ‘panchayat’ also asked Jagadeesh to mend his ways, he did not stop harassing my daughter,” Yakaiah said in the complaint lodged with the police. It is learnt that the parents of youth, Sammaiah and Aruna also harassed the girl to marry their son. Following this, the girl had jumped into a well and died.  Sub-Inspector Suresh said that they had registered a case based a complaint lodged by P Yakaiah and are investigating.

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