Hyderabad: A 17-year-old minor girl hanged herself from a ceiling fan at her house on Thursday night here at Ibrahimpatnam after she was allegedly stalked and sexually harassed by a young man in her neighborhood. The victim identified as Rukmini (17 committed suicide late on Thursday night. Rukmini, a degree first-year student has been constantly harassed by one Pavan to accept his love proposal. Fed up over his harassment, the girl complained to her parents who warned him and asked to stay away from their daughter.
However, the accused identified as Pavan, continued to harass her following which the girl hanged herself to the ceiling fan in her room. On Friday morning, the parents who learned about her death alerted the police, who registered a case and sent the body for an autopsy. On the other hand, learning the death of Rukmini, Pavan switched off his phone and has gone absconding. A search was launched by the police to nab him.