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PTI madurai India
Updated: 04-12-2018 18:48 IST

A 22-year old trans

woman police constable here has been hospitalised after she

attempted suicide alleging harassment by three of her

superiors, police said Tuesday.

R Nasriya, who joined the police force in August this

year, shot a selfie video of her drinking rat poison and

posted it on WhatsApp Monday night, saying she was taking the

extreme step as the three superiors "misbehaved indecently"

and 'teased' her.

After seeing the video, police rushed to her room here

and admitted her to the local government hospital. After a

stomach wash, her condition was now okay, they said.

District Superintendent of Police Om Prakash Meena

ordered adepartmental inquiry by a DSP rank official into the

trans woman constable's complaint.

In the video, she named the three police personnel and

said "I am taking this extreme step becausethe three behaved

indecently and made me suffer a lot by teasing and torturing.

They are solely reponsible for my death. Friends please share

this clipping with others and get the officials responsible

for my death punished."

Police said the constable was recently shifted to the

passport section in the SP office after she had complained

about harassment in the Armed Reserve battalion.

However, she did not report for duty and resorted to

the suicide attempt, they said.

She had abstained from work twice for over 20 days each

while posted in the Armed Reserve battalion here and in

Tiruchirappalli, police said.

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COUNTRY : India

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