Medininagar: An alleged rape victim yesterday attempted suicide in a court room at Medininagar in Palamau district headquarters town, police said.
Demanding early hearing of her case, the 32-year-old woman allegedly consumed sulphur in the court of Principal Sessions Judge Vishnu Kant Sahay, Deputy Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar said here.
“The condition of the woman is stable and is recovering in the Sadar Hospital,” he said.
Kumar said the woman entered the court room and pleaded to hear her case first. When the judge suggested her to take a lawyer's help, she allegedly consumed sulphur. The court was adjourned immediately after the incident.
The Dy SP said one Samshed Alam, accused of raping the woman some time ago, was scheduled for production before the court during the day when the incident occurred.