A girl in South India commits suicide after separating from Lesbian partner
A 20 year old girl, hailing from Madurai in Tamil Nadu, South India, committed suicide by hanging at her home, on Saturday, as she was not able to bear the forcible separation from her lesbian partner.
Radha and Rani (names have been changed) were friends from childhood and had developed lesbian relationship. They had fled from their houses on 4th November after their parents dispproved their relation.
Once Radha’s disappearance came to light, her parents lodged a missing complaint with the police and also moved Habeas Corpus petition before the Madurai Bench of the Madras High court.
Madurai in Tamil Nadu, South India
For the benefit of our readers, habeas corpus is a writ that requires a person under arrest to be brought before a judge or into court. The principle of habeas corpus ensures that a prisoner can be released from unlawful detention—that is, detention lacking sufficient cause or evidence.
The police traced Radha along with Rani and brought her to city and handed over to her parents recently.
Radha was seen depresses after she was reprimanded by Police and also by her parents.
According to police Radha , in her death note had stated “I suffered insult in the society. I could not forget my friend. Hence I am leaving this world”.
– Sharanya Bharathwaj