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Girl commits suicide in Delhi's Vasant Kunj area after alleged harassment by stalker

The 21-year-old Had A Verbal Brawl With The Girl After Which He Assaulted Her And Even Broke Her Phone. The Victim Worked As A Beautician Along With Her Sister At A Beauty Parlour.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 12 May 2016, 04:42:32 PM

New Delhi:

A 19-year-old girl committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in south Delhi’s Vasant Kunj area allegedly after being harassed by a stalker, a local youth. The girl lived in Kishangarh locality with her family. The incident took place on Tuesday. No suicide note was recovered from the girl’s house, police said.

The girl’s sister told police during investigation that a local youth named Neeraj was stalking and harassing her from the past few days. The 21-year-old had a verbal brawl with the girl after which he assaulted her and even broke her phone. The victim worked as a beautician along with her sister at a beauty parlour.

Before committing suicide, the deceased had told her sister that the boy insulted and humiliated her in public. He mother and another sister work as security guards at a mall and her father is a driver. Police said that the accused and the victim knew each other and even used to visit each other’s homes from last one and half years. 

The call data records revealed that they were in regular touch on phone. Neeraj, who works with a private company, has been arrested by the police under IPC Sections 306 (abetment of suicide), 323 (causing hurt) and 354D (stalking).

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First Published : 12 May 2016, 04:05:00 PM

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