Orissa: Family arrested for dowry torture

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 13:07

Rourkela: Four persons of a family
were arrested for dowry torture and attempt to murder,
police said on Tuesday.

IIC of sector-7 police station, Gopinath Sira said,
Sasmita Nayak had been admitted to Ispat General Hospital with
30 percent burn injury and her in-law`s family claimed she
received burns due to gas leak while cooking.

Sasmita`s brother Satyanaryan Pradhan in a complaint
with police alleged that his sister who had married Balmiki
Nayak (32) of sector-6 area of the steel town ship on March 3,
2009 and was mother of a one and half year old daughter was
subjected to mental and physical torture by her husband and
other in-law`s demanding more dowry.

Police arrested Balmiki, his parents and his younger
brother under charges of 498 (A), 307 (attempt to murder) and
34 IPC and forwarded them to a local court here last evening
which remanded them to jail custody.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 13:07

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