Amritsar, July 22
The city police have arrested a Pathankot youth on charges of abetment to suicide after a girl identified as Nisha, a resident of Balkalan village, falling under the Kamboh police station, ended her life by consuming a poisonous substance near Galliara in the walled city. She died last night.
The police have registered a case following the statement of her brother, who alleged that his sister had an affair with the accused for the past four years. He had promised to marry her and now refused to do so. Nisha was perturbed over this.
He stated to the police that his sister used to work in a factory at Bauli Adda where the accused, identified as Kamal Kishore, son of Mangal Raj of Raipur village in Pathankot, also works. He said he had been in a relationship with his sister and used to emotionally blackmail her for marriage. He said yesterday his sister called him up and asked him to reach near Galliara. He said when he reached there, he found that his sister had ended her life by consuming some poisonous substance.