Ranchi: A girl allegedly committed suicide on Sunday at Chatakpur in Ranchi after being reportedly eve-teased.
According to police, she poured an inflammable substance and set herself ablaze. Police say upset over the incident, the girl took the extreme step.
The sister of the victim alleged "Some boys teased her following which she immolated herself."
Police say further investigations are on to establish the details.
"There are strict guidelines of the Supreme Court to investigate these cases with strictness. We are taking actions, this is a very serious issue," Superintendent of Police Vipul Shukla said.
Story first published:
December 17, 2012 13:32 IST