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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 02:23 PM

indian teenager commits suicide over alleged gang-rape

17-year-old girl commits suicide after alleging she was gang raped


New Delhi (CNN) -- Indian police have arrested three suspects named in a suicide note left by a teenager who claimed she had been gang raped, as anger in the country grows over the rising number of violent crimes committed against women.

The 17-year-old girl died Wednesday after ingesting poison, according to Paramjit Singh Gill, the inspector-general of police in the Patiala district of Punjab in the country's north.
In her suicide note, the girl blamed her alleged rapists for causing her death. Three of the suspects, including a female accomplice, have since been arrested, Gill said.

The unnamed girl claimed she was gang raped during the Hindu festival of Diwali on November 13. However, a formal case wasn't registered by police until 14 days later.

Two police officers involved in the case have been fired and another has been suspended for their handling of the rape complaint. Gill said an investigation was underway into allegations made by the girl's family that the officers pressured her to withdraw her complaint.

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http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/28/world/asia/india-rape-suicide

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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 02:29 PM

1. very tragic

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Response to samsingh (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 03:26 PM

2. Poor dear girl

I hope she will be at peace now that she has crossed over.
So tragic.

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