In a shocking incident, a lady lawyer from Chattisgarh has attempted suicide on Monday by drinking Phenyl in the premises of Supreme Court in New Delhi. She alleged that she was "gangraped" by her relatives and was "denied" justice which provoked her to took this extreme step.
She was initially treated at Supreme Court dispensary and later rushed to nearby Ram Manohar Lohia hospital. She is said to be out of danger. When asked about attempting suicide, she claimed that she did it to "highlight" her plight.
Supreme Court has taken this issue seriously and took up the matter on suo motu cognizance. The case is posted for hearing on Tuesday.