Patna, Dec. 29 -- A young man committed suicide after he was allegedly humiliated at a panchayat meeting in Bihar's Kaimur district, police said on Tuesday.

Police said that Shiv Shankar Gupta, in his mid-20s, was known to a girl in Hata Bazaar in Chainpur police station jurisdiction.

Shiv's family claimed that the girl demanded some money from him but took away his mobile phone and went to her house after he expressed his inability to give her the amount. She later accused Shiv of molestation as he followed her to her house to get his phone back.

"After the girl's accusation, her brothers and relatives thrashed him. Soon, the relatives of Shiv reached the spot, which led to a scuffle between the two sides," Kaimur Superintendent of P...