Hyderabad: A 16-year-old girl was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her home at Meerpet here on Thursday.
Police said the victim, identified as Vani, took the extreme step as she was allegedly harassed by her neighbor, Srikanth, who was pressurising her to marry him.
“He was stalking the girl for the last two months on her way to the college, home and other places“, police said.
Based on a complaint lodged by the girl’s aunt, G Laxmi, a case has been registered under Sections 354(D) and 306 of IPC and the POCSO Act.
Police are on the lookout for the suspect who is absconding.