Karnataka: Harassed by moral policing, 20-year-old commits suicide
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan 9 Blaming moral policing, a 20-year-old woman hanged herself in Chikmagalur on January 6. In her suicide note, she named five men, who harassed her and her mother by accusing the victim of roaming with a Muslim boy, thereby creating issues of love jihad. One out of the five accused has been arrested while the other four are still absconding. "On 6 January, a 20-year-old woman committed suicide. In her suicide note, she wrote that a group of five harassed her and her mother by alleging that she goes out with a Muslim boy. One person has been arrested," said Superintendent of Police, Chikmagalur. A case has been registered under 306 (Abetment to suicide) of the IPC.
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