A 26-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison after a Border Security Force jawan allegedly raped her on the pretext of marriage in Muzaffarnagar, police said today.
The woman consumed the poison on July 6 and died at a hospital yesterday, Station House Officer (SHO), Kotwali, Anil Kaperwan, said.
Her father, in his complaint, said his daughter was raped by the BSF jawan, who threatened to upload the video of the act on the internet, he said.
The complainant also said that the accused had raped her on the pretext of marriage and was harassing her, the SHO said.
The matter is being probed, the officer said. — PTI