A 17-year-old girl, who was allegedly gang-raped by her neighbours in Kanpur, hanged herself at her relative’s home, the police said on Saturday.
The girl hanged herself on Friday night when her family members had gone out, Superintendent of Police Anurag Vats said.
The girl was kidnapped by three men, following which her parents filed a police. She returned home a day later and told her parents that she had been raped
The police said the girl was sent to her cousin’s house in Chaubepur for proper counselling.
Station Officer of Chaubepur, Rakesh Kumar Maurya, said the girl committed suicide on Friday night but police was informed on Saturday morning. No suicide note has been found, he added.
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