A girl in Baselia village under Sadar Police Station had killed herself on May 23, a day before her marriage, as her fiancé had suspected her character.
Dhenkanal, July 12: Police have arrested a man from Lodhani village under Parjang block in Dhenkanal district on the charge of abetting a girl’s suicide.
The accused has been identified as Bapi Nayak, a resident of Parjang area.
As per the report, a girl in Baselia village under Sadar Police Station had killed herself on May 23, a day before her marriage, as her fiancé had suspected her character. The mother of the deceased lodged a complaint to police against the latter’s fiancée alleging abetment of suicide.
Proceeding with the investigation process based on the complaint, Sadar Police discovered the role of Bapi in the suicide and detained him subsequently. During his quizzing the truth was revealed.
As per the police, Bapi was the acquaintance of the deceased, being a resident of her maternal uncle’s village Parjang. He sent messages to the girl’s fiancé raising question on her character. As the girl’s fiancée talked to her regarding the same, she killed herself on May 23.
The arrestee has been charged under Section 306 of IPC and will be forwarded to court soon.