Rape victim commits suicide after police 'refuse' to file FIR
A 28-year-old woman, who was allegedly raped by a man, died after she set herself ablaze in a police station in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The woman's husband Ramvir alleged that she was upset after police refused to file an FIR in the case and they were exerting pressure on the victim to reach a compromise with the accused, Vinay Kumar. Here's more.
Three policemen were suspended in this connection
Superintendent of Police SN Chinappa said three policemen, including police station in-charge Subhash Kumar and sub-inspectors Lal Singh Rana and Lokesh Kumar, were suspended in this connection. The accused, Vinay Kumar was also arrested, Chinappa said, adding that strict action will be taken against all of those who forced the accused and the victim to reach an understanding in this connection.