PATNA: A rape victim tried to commit suicide after the village panchayat in Jharkhand ordered her to take a holy dip in River Ganga and organised a feast for the entire village.
The incident took place in Jharkhand's Garhwa.
The victim had approached the panchayat for justice. Instead of helping her, the panchayat issued a the diktat and imposed a fine.
Fed up with this dictate, the woman tried to commit suicide. She's currently admitted in the hospital.
Police investigations are underway.