Ranchi: A 12-year-old girl who was allegedly raped in Jharkhard\'s Koderma district and threatened repeatedly by her alleged attacker and his family, has committed suicide, say the police.
The Class 8 student reportedly consumed pesticide last night.
The girl and her family were allegedly under intense pressure from the family of the accused who demanded that the rape charges be dropped, say the police.
The girl was allegedly raped by the accused on September 9 when she was on her way to her tuition classes. After she told her family, the accused man, who is from the same village, was reportedly caught and beaten by locals and handed over to the police.
\"The family of the accused came to us and demanded that we compromise. They also said we should let our daughter marry her attacker,\" said the girl\'s mother. \"They threatened to frame us with false charges.\"
\"We have lost our daughter forever. We only want justice now, the accused should be hanged,\" a relative of the girl said.
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