Teen commits suicide over harassment: police

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Ballia (UP), Dec 17 (PTI) A 16-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district after being harassed by a relative, police said on Thursday.

The teenager consumed some poisonous substance at a village in Nagra area on Wednesday night, Additional Superintendent of Police Sanjay Yadav said.

The victim's father alleged that a 19-year-old relative was after his daughter and used to call her frequently, due to which she was disturbed, according to a complaint.

An FIR has been lodged and an investigation is on, Yadav said. PTI CORR ABN HMB