Baramati student commits suicide

first_imgPune: A 25-year-old student studying for the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) examination reportedly hanged herself in Baramati, said the police.In her suicide note, Kirti Shere has blamed Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) commando Ganesh Raut, and seven others for her death, alleging mental harassment and blackmail among other reasons. The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, the woman’s relatives said.In the three-page note, Shere said she had known the CRPF commando for one-and-a-half years, and alleged that he had lured her into a physical relationship. She accused the other people named in the note for blackmailing and threatening her for the last three years. “They used to harass me at tuition classes and the academy with the intention of coercing me into sexual relationship. They said they would tarnish my reputation … My loved ones are not aware of these events. I have been traumatised for the past several months … seek justice against those named in my letter,” the note says.An officer from the Baramati police station said, “The woman apparently never confided in her parents about these events. We have lodged an FIR against those named in the suicide note.”The police have lodged an FIR under Sections 306 (abetment of suicide) and 34 of the Indian Penal Code, acting on a complaint lodged by the woman’s father, Dattatrey Shere.last_img

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