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DU student commits suicide after threats by her lover to leak personal videos on social media

Delhi University Student Commits Suicide, Hangs Herself After Repeated Threats By Her Lover To Leak Their Personal Videos On Social Media.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 13 Apr 2017, 08:25:06 AM
DU student commits suicide after threats by her lover to leak personal videos on social media (Representational Image)

New Delhi:

A 21-year-old of Delhi University has allegedly hanged herself at her residence in north Delhi's Roop Nagar. The DU girl took this steps after repeated threats by her lover to leak their personal videos on social media.

The girl left a suicide note blaming here lover for the death, She was a BCom student at the School of Open Learning.

The girl's family has alleged that she had recently lodged a rape complaint at the Model Town police station but the cops didn't take it seriously. After the girl's suicide, police has registered a case of abetment to suicide against the accused, identified as Ved Prakash, who hails from Patna. " A team has been sent to arrest him," said Jatin Narwal, deputy commissioner of police (north). Police said the girl's family was in Madhya Pradesh.

The girl was in Delhi for her studies but has fallen in love with fellow-student Prakash. The duo wanted to marry but things turned wrong and the girl was forced to kill herself. 

 "Probe revealed that the two were in a relationship for three years but their families did not approve of it. Prakash was forcing the girl to leave her family and come with him to Bihar, but she was unwilling," a police officer said. According to the suicide note, Prakash was threatening to leak some of their personal videos if she did not leave her parents, police said.

Police also added that "He allegedly started avoiding her calls and stopped meeting her. He then told her that if she wished to marry him, she would have to leave her family and studies and come to visit him. When she refused and went back to her parents' house, he kept stalking her and threatened to tarnish her image by uploading their private pictures and videos online," a police source said.

"The woman had registered a complaint under sections of rape on April 8 and a case was immediately registered. While we were enquiring into the matter, the girl took the extreme step," said Milind Dumbere, deputy commissioner of police (northwest).

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First Published : 13 Apr 2017, 08:19:00 AM

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