Woman attempts suicide after marriage refusal in Muzaffarnagar

A woman attempted suicide by consuming poison after a man refused to marry her at Sujru village in the district, police said on Tuesday.

PTI| Last Updated: Jan 06, 2015, 15:45 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A woman attempted suicide by consuming poison after a man refused to marry her at Sujru village in the district, police said on Tuesday.

She was admitted to the district hospital yesterday and her condition is stable, police said.

The woman informed police that she was in a relationship with her brother-in-law after her husband died, they said.

The woman alleged that the brother-in-law raped her several times on the pretext of marriage. She did not register any police complaint regarding this because their wedding was fixed for January 5, police said.

However, he did not show up yesterday.