Teenager harassed by Delhi police constable, attempts suicide

The cop threatened to implicate Sangeeta\'s younger brother in a false case if she told anyone about him.

Published: 19th July 2016 06:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th July 2016 06:34 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

BULSNDSHAHR: A teenage girl allegedly attempted suicide by consuming poison after being harassed by a Delhi Police constable to have sexual relations with her, police said today.

Sangeeta attempted to kill herself yesterday after being repeatedly harassed by Manjit (28), the constable who is a resident of Sirodhan village, SP (City), Ram Mohan Singh, said.

The girl was admitted to a hospital in serious condition by her parents, Singh said, adding, her condition is now stated to be stable.

Manjit threatened to implicate Sangeeta's younger brother in a false case if she told anyone about him following which she took the extreme step yesterday, the SP said.

A case has been registered against the accused under section 354 (assault or criminal force with intent to outrage her modesty) following a complaint by the victim's father.

Manjit is absconding, the SP added.

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