60-yr-old rape accused commits suicide

Muzaffarnagar: A day after a 60-year-old man was accused of raping a minor girl, he allegedly committed suicide on Monday by jumping before a train near Mahsurpur in the district, police said.

Shobha Ram had allegedly raped a 11-year-old Dalit girl at Bhalhedi village yesterday, Deputy SP Deokaran said, adding a case was registered against him in this connection following a complaint by the victim's father.

His body was found on the railway tracks, he said.