A senior police official said three policemen, including police station in-charge and sub-inspectors, were suspended in this connection. The accused was also arrested.
A 28-year-old woman, who was allegedly raped by her neighbour, died due to severe burn injuries after she set herself ablaze by pouring kerosene on her on Thursday afternoon.
The woman’s husband Ramvir has alleged that she was upset after police refused to file an FIR in the case and they were exerting pressure on the victim to reach a compromise with the accused, Vinay Kumar.
On August 29, the woman was rushed to a district hospital, where she succumbed to injuries, the official said. Her husband has lodged a case of rape and abetment to suicide.
An FIR was registered against the Accused Vinay Kumar under section 376 (rape) and 306 (abetment of suicide) on Thursday, on the orders of the additional superintendent of police (ASP), rural, Subhash Shakya.
Superintendent of Police said three policemen, Including Police Station in-charge Subhash Kumar and sub-inspectors Lal Singh Rana and Lokesh Kumar were suspended in this connection.
Vinay Kumar was also arrested, Superintendent said, adding that strict action will be taken against all those who forced the accused and the victim to reach an understanding in this connection.