BJP district Yuva Morcha president an accused in Karnataka suicide case

ANI | Updated: Jan 09, 2018 12:37 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan 9 (ANI): One out of the five accused who was arrested in connection with the suicide of a 20-year-old girl in Chikmagalur, has been identified as the president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) District Yuva Morcha, Anil.

On January 6, blaming moral policing, a 20-year-old woman hanged herself in Chikmagalur.

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.

The other four accused 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. (ANI)