Rape victim tries to commit suicide by jumping in Ganges

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Patna: A 21 year old girl tried to commit suicide by jumping into the Ganges after being raped by a youth in Bihar’s Mujaffarpur area.

According to an official of Jansath town police Station, the girl had gone to fetch water from a tube well. The youth named Ankit took her to a deserted place and raped her at gun point. The girl tried to commit suicide out of shame in the Ganga canal.

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After the incident came to be known, the girl’s father lodged a complaint with police. Police said that the accused is still absconding. The girl has been sent to hospital for medical examination.