Man found hanging from Bhopal police lockup gate

Bhopal police

Bhopal : A man charged with molesting a woman was found hanging from the gate of police lock-up in Bhopal on Saturday morning. The incident shocked the police officials, sources said. According to reports, the 25-year-old man Golu Sarthi hanged himself from the gate of the Kamala Nagar police station in the state capital.

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Sources said that Sarthi tore a piece of blanket provided in the lockup and hanged himself with it. The police registered two cases against him. One was registered in 2014 and the other in 2021. Earlier, a case of outraging the modesty of a woman was slapped on him in 2014 and he was released from jail a month ago.

Nonetheless, he was again charged with outraging the modesty of her sister-in-law. After a case was lodged against Sarthi, the Kamala Nagar arrested him on Friday. The woman alleged that Sarthi mounted pressure on her to marry him after the death of her husband. The senior officials ordered a judicial probe into the case.

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