A 20-year-old married woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of a room at her parent's home. The incident was reported from Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, police said, adding the woman was harassed by her lover.
A complaint was lodged by the father of the deceased, who said his daughter Nagma was being forced to divorce her husband Kasif by one Shavez, who wanted to marry her.
According to Superintendent of Police (SP) Satpal Antil, the complainant also alleged that Nagma was threatened of dire consequences after she had refused to do so.
A case of abetment to suicide has been registered against Shavez who could not be traced yet, he said.
Nagma and Kasif got married eight months ago, the officer added.