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21 year old commits suicide in Chhatisgarh after seeing girlfriend getting gang-raped

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Korba | A 21-year-old man committed suicide in Chhatisgarh’s Korba district after his minor girlfriend was allegedly raped by two village men.

During the police investigation of Savan Sai’s suicide, his 17-year-old girlfriend revealed about the incident. According to the local police officials the alleged rape took place under Katghora police station limits on September 1. The official further added that Ishwar Das (22) and Khem Kanwar (21) were arrested on the charges of gang-rape and abetment of suicide on Wednesday.

The girl in her statement to the police said, “Das and Kanwar accosted them when she was with Sai near a school on the evening of September 1″.”The accused allegedly thrashed them and raped her in front of Sai before leaving them at the spot,” she added.

Informing about the Sai’s suicide, the police officials said,  “On September 2, Sai learnt that the accused had told some youths in the village about the incident, and probably because of the shame he felt later he hanged himself at his house.”

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