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Threatened, Bengal woman attempts suicide

Posted on Mar 23 2014 | IANS

Kolkata, March 23 : Faced with threats and harassment for lodging a police complaint after her minor daughter was molested, a woman in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas attempted suicide by consuming poison.

The incident happened in Ghola area Friday night. Police Sunday arrested a man against whom the woman had filed the complaint.

"My daughter was molested by a young man. After I lodged a complaint, both my daughter and I have been constantly threatened and abused by his associates," said the woman, now warded in a hospital.

A police officer said: "We have booked a man for outraging the modesty of a woman."

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