BALRAMPUR: A 16-year-old woman tried to commit suicide by consuming poison in Chhattisgarh’s Balrampur district after she was raped allegedly by a married man with whom she was in contact over cellphone, a police official mentioned on Tuesday.
The incident passed off on October 16 in a village in Basantpur police station limits but it surely was reported to police on Monday, he mentioned.
As per the grievance, accused 27-year-old Nohar Sai befriended the survivor over cellphone and promised marriage regardless of being married.
“On October 16, he referred to as the woman to fulfill him on the outskirts of her village the place he raped her. The woman went dwelling and tried suicide by consuming poison. She was rushed to hospital by her kin,” he mentioned.
Sai was booked below sections 366 (kidnapping), 366 (abducting or inducing lady to compel her for marriage) and 376 (rape) of IPC and efforts have been on to nab him, he mentioned.
In one other incident, a 13-year-old woman was raped by a person in a village below Rajpur space of Balrampur on Sunday, an official mentioned.
The survivor approached police on Tuesday after which accused Pramod Shukla (30) was booked. Shukla is absconding, he mentioned.
With these two circumstances, eight incidents of rape have been reported in Balrampur within the final three weeks.
A Sub Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP) and another personnel have been suspended final week for alleged negligence in investigating offences in opposition to ladies.
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