Staff Correspondent

HASSAN: A district court here on Wednesday, sentenced two persons to two years rigorous imprisonment for the abetment of suicide of a woman.

Additional district and sessions judge Ashok. G. Nijagannavar also imposed a fine of Rs. 10,000, each, on convicts Sunder and Chandrasekhar who had constantly harassed the victim, Divya forcing her to commit suicide. The court directed that the fine collected from the convicts be given to the Divya’s parents.

According to additional public prosecutor Basavana Gowda, on October 28, 2005, Divya had committed suicide and in her suicide note, she mentioned that Sunder and Chandrasekhar were constantly harassing her, while she was on her way to college.

She said that the duo had also threatened to molest her.