Harassed by stalker, woman kills self

Kanpur, Jan 24 (IANS) Harassed by a stalker, a 20-year-old woman committed suicide here by consuming a poisonous substance, police said Thursday. The man who troubled her was arrested.

The woman, a final year undergraduate student from Bhadwal village of Kanpur Dehat, consumed poison the day before and died in hospital Thursday morning.

Pradeep, who used to harass her when she returned home from college, was arrested in the evening, Derapur Station House Officer R.K. Saxena told IANS.

On the complaint of the victim's family, a case of assault or criminal force with intent to outrage modesty was slapped on the accused, police said.

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