Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
Large number of people staged demonstration on Monday following suicide by Geetanjali College’s B Com second year student Aarti. They said the incident took place due to the negligence of the police. Bajrang Dal workers also created ruckus at the Gautam Nagar police station. They demanded that the accused be handed over to them.
Meanwhile the police have arrested accused Danish Ali, 27, for abetment of suicide. He was produced in the court from where he sent on judicial custody till March 24.
Deceased’s mother Asha Rai said her daughter is not alone. There are thousands of girls like her who daily face sexual harassment. Police assured the agitating mob that strictest punishment would be given to the accused.
Girl drugged, forced to marry
Under Habibganj police station, a case of marrying a girl in suspicious circumstances has come to light. The 20-year-old victim lives in Arjun Nagar Jhuggi. She is student of B Com 2nd year at Nutan College. On 1 March she was going to college. Accused Shyam Sunder Tripathi, who she happened to know, called to meet her near DB Mall.
Tripathi’s friend Sagunjiv Mishra was also present there. The girl had tea with them after which she became unconscious. When she regained consciousness she found her in Chhattisgarh.
Shyam Sunder’s maternal uncle and aunt got her married with him in a temple and she was also forced to sleep with him. Somehow the girl returned to Bhopal on 7 March after which her family got the case registered.
The police found the girl’s story had many loopholes and was hard to believe. Probe so far has revealed that the girl and the suspect knew each other for a long time and used to talk over mobile. Investigations are on.