Moral policing: Girl commits suicide due to alleged harassment by BJP men [VIDEO]

First Published 8, Jan 2018, 5:36 PM IST
Moral policing Chikkamagalur Dhanya Girl commits suicide due to alleged harassment by BJP men VIDEO
Highlights
  • A degree student from Mudigere allegedly committed suicide at her house in Mudigere, Chikkamagalur, Karnataka, on January 6
  • The police have got a death note pointing to moral policing as reason for the death.
  • Picture of WhatsApp chat where Mangaluru-based BJP Yuva Morcha member activist Santhosh has threatened Dhanya, has gone viral
  • Currently, Anil, who is a close aide of BJP leader CT Ravi and a BJP Yuva Morcha member has been arrested 

A degree student from Mudigere allegedly committed suicide at her house in Mudigere, Chikkamagalur, Karnataka, on January 6. The police have got a death note that states the reason: alleged moral policing.

Speaking to Suvarna News, Chikkamagaluru Superintendent of Police, Annamalai, has said that "Dhanyashree was found dead in her home on Saturday (January 6). Suicide note says that some boys had barged inside Dhanya's home, harassed her and her mother since Dhanya was spotted speaking to a Muslim man. The boys had alleged that she was becoming a victim of Love Jihad."

In addition, a picture of WhatsApp chat where Mangaluru-based BJP Yuva Morcha member Santhosh has threatened Dhanya, has gone viral.

Here is the copy of WhatsApp chat between Dhanya and Santhosh, where he threatens her against speaking to Muslims. When she doesn't budge, he threatens her that her number will be sent to leaders, police. When Dhanya refuses to surrender to their threats, he says her father's number has been sent to a Bajarang Dal leader. 

Currently, BJP Yuva Morcha member Anil, a close aide of BJP leader CT Ravi has been arrested in this regard.

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