Published On : Wed, Sep 15th, 2021

16-yr old rape victim ends life in Jaripatka as accused freed from jail

Nagpur: A 16-year old rape victim ended her life in Jaripatka area as the accused was released from jail on bail. The shocking incident occurred in the Jaripatka police area on Monday.

According to police, the girl was living with brother, father and stepmother in the Jaripatka area. Her father is in the transport business. The accused youth is a relative of the stepmother. He used to visit the girl’s place. In June this year, he sexually exploited the 16-year-old girl at her place when she was alone.

The girl narrated the incident to her brother who promptly took her to the police station and lodged a complaint against the accused. The accused was booked under rape charges and sent to Central Jail. He was released from jail on bail recently.

Since then, the girl was scared and depressed. On Monday afternoon, she hanged herself from a ceiling rod and ended her life. The police have recovered a notebook from the room with a note — ‘I made a mistake’.

A case of accidental death was registered by Jaripatka police. Further investigation is on.