Woman dies after forced to contest as sarpanch

 Telangana | Written by : Suryaa Desk Updated: Sun, Jan 13, 2019, 12:21 PM

Nalgonda: A woman committed suicide after being forced to contest in Panchayat elections as well as harassed to bring Rs 5 lakh from her parents. The victim Radha (22) was married to Lingamaiah of Erraguntapalli eight months ago. Radha's parents has promised to buy a two-wheeler during the time of marriage but we're failed to provide due to the financial constraints. Ever since then, Lingamaiah began harassing her for the money and in the latest he forced her contest for the sarpanch post in Dindi of Nalgonda district.

On Tuesday, Radha had gone to her parents' home and narrated her ordeal. She then committed suicide on Wednesday following which she was admitted to a hospital in Hyderabad. She died on Friday night while undergoing treatment. The police registered a case and are investigating.