Girl commits suicide after being raped by father in J&K

A girl allegedly committed suicide after being raped by her father in J&K’s Bandipora district. (Image for representation)(Photo: PTI)

A girl allegedly committed suicide after being raped by her father in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday (April 13), police said.

The accused father has been arrested, a police spokesman said.

The girl, a resident of Aragam Bandipora, consumed some poisonous substance at her home and was rushed to a hospital, where she died, he said.

The body will be handed over to her relatives after completion of medico-legal formalities, the spokesman said.

A case under relevant sections has been registered and the matter is being investigated, he said.

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