Girl ends life after father’s ‘scolding’
Srinagar: A teenaged girl allegedly committed suicide in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district after being scolded by her father for voting in favour of a particular Panchayat poll candidate, police said today.
“Neelofer Akhtar of Tumchi village in Kakapora area of Pulwama district consumed pesticides after she was scolded by her father for voting in favour of a particular candidate,” Station House Officer (SHO) of Kakapora police station, Niyaz Ahmad said.
The girl’s father, Ghulam Qadir Bhat, was at work when she took the extreme step, he said, adding Neelofer died on way to the hospital.
Further investigation is on in the matter, the SHO said.
The elections for the 23 Sarpanch and 162 Panch constituencies in Pampore block of Pulwama district were held yesterday.
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