New Delhi, Feb 26: A 20-year-old college student tried to kill herself after videos of her father being publicly humiliated by a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader went viral on Whatsapp. In the video, the girl’s 48-year-old father is seen bending down with a bottle of water on his back. Also Read - Along With White Tigers, Rewa is Now Home to Asia's Largest Solar Power Plant
The head of the BJP minority cell in Jabalpur Mohammed Shafique alias Heera had reportedly forced the man to do so. Shafique also threatened him for speaking against him after a financial dispute. Also Read - Rewa Solar Park: Asia's Largest Green Energy Plant in Madhya Pradesh | All You Need to Know
On Saturday, the girl consumed poison after watching the video of her father. In her statement to police, she said that many of her friends had seen the purported videos in which the head of the BJP minority cell forced her father to bend down. Also Read - 'Sure, Pure And Secure', PM Modi Dedicates Nation Asia's Largest 750 MW Solar Plant in MP's Rewa
“After she returned home in the evening, she consumed some poisonous substance. We want the police to arrest these men and take strict action,” the woman’s mother said, adding her daughter is undergoing treatmen at a hospital.
Speaking to Hindustan Times, Hanumantal police station in-charge Pratulya Shrivastava said,”We have taken her statement and are investigating the case. No one has been arrested so far.” Slamming BJP leader over the incident, KK Mishra, Congress chief spokesperson demanded strict action against the culprit saying,”The issue is related to political chaos because of which a daughter has attempted suicide.”