A 26-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Khinavali area after her former boyfriend sent their photographs to her husband leading to a dispute between the newly-married couple, police said.
Vrushali Bhagrao, took the extreme step on June 19, days after her husband left at her parents’ house in Shahapur taluka, police said, adding that the woman’s husband was enraged after her lover, Razzak Peer Mohammed, sent his photographs with Vrushali to him.
“The accused (Razzak) and Vrushali were in a relationship for the last two years. However, she got married to one Chetan from Murbad on April 29 this year,” PSI V B Bhangar of Khinavali police station said.
“After their marriage, Razzak sent his pictures with the woman to her husband on his WhatsApp. Annoyed over it, Chetan took the woman to her parents’ house and left her there. After that the woman lodged a complaint against Razzak, accusing him of rape,” he said.
The woman filed a complaint against Razzak with Khinavali police and he was booked under IPC sections 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation), 67(1) of the IT Act of 2008. Razzak was arrested on May 26 in this connection.
“However, the woman, who was shattered due to problems in her marital life, committed suicide by consuming poison at her parents’ house,” the police officer said.
After her death, another complaint was lodged against Razzak and he was booked for abetment of suicide.
Further investigation into the case is on.