‘Gangrape victim’ in Lucknow kills self

The victim’s mother was elected as Block Development Committee member in the recently held panchayat polls and the accused are brothers of her rival candidates.

By: Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: December 27, 2015 5:13 am

A day after being allegedly gangraped by two local youths, a Class XI student committed suicide by hanging herself at her house in Pandri police station area in Mirzapur district on Friday morning. The victim’s mother was elected as Block Development Committee member in the recently held panchayat polls and the accused are brothers of her rival candidates.

A case has been filed against the accused Bindu (22) and Pappu (25) on charges of rape, abetment of suicide and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO). The duo was arrested and produced before the local court Saturday which sent them to judicial custody.

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