In a heart rending incident, a boy took the extreme step of taking his own life as he could not save his girlfriend of rape.
The incident is of Korba district in Chhattisgarh and the girl herself went onto lodge the complaint as she was not able to reconcile with what had happened with the two of them.
Police sources said that the complainant and her boyfriend had gone to meet in a secluded spot near Bhelwatikra weekly market within the Katghora police station limits.
The two were busy talking when two more men arrived at the scene.
They threatened the boy and raped the girl taking advantage of the secluded spot.
After the crime, they also threatened the couple not to report the matter to anyone.
But the boy, police said, was not being able to reconcile and committed suicide.
The police then began inquiries with the girl who spilled the beans.
Police then went ahead and arrested Ishwar and Khem Kanwar as had been identified by the girl.>