Karnataka

Youth ends life after ‘harassment’

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Alleging police harassment, a 24-year-old youth committed suicide by hanging himself to death at his house in Jewargi town in Kalaburagi district on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Ramu Talwar, a provision store owner. Following the suicide, his father lodged a complaint at the Jewargi Police Station against the police constable concerned for harassing his son in the name of interrogation.

Earlier, Ramu Talwar was once caught for triple riding by the same police constable. Following this, the police constable took him [Ramu Talwar] to the police station on several occasions besides unnecessarily torturing him, he said in his complaint.

Residents of Jewargi staged a rasta roko demanding action against the police constable.

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Printable version | Jan 26, 2020 7:01:41 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/youth-ends-life-after-harassment/article22452172.ece

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