Court sent Principal and his son to 12 days judicial custody

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Agartala, August 20 (UNI) West Tripura Chief Judicial Magistrate(CJM) sent a Principal and his son to twelve days judicial custody yesterday for allegedly provocating a girl to commit suicide.

According to report, Mishti Das, daughter of Gopal Das, Principal- in-Charge, Amarpur degree college had committed suicide on August 9 after her marriage proposal was rejected by one Soumyamoy Das.

Soumya and his father Nikhil Das, Principal of Bir Bikram memorial college here, were arrested following complains by the victims father for allegedly abetting the suicide.

Police said when Mishti insisted for an early marriage, Soumya avoided direct reply twice and finally refused to have anything to do with her on the ground that his father would not agree to their marriage unless her father provide them a flat in a private apartment in the city.

The victims parents came to know the reason for the suicide yesterday, from her friends and letters she had received from Soumya, on the basis of which an FIR was lodged, police added.

After hearing the case, CJM sent Soumya and his father to 12 days judicial remand while granted bail to his mother Anita Das.

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