Woman commits suicide over dowry demand

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 19:37

Hoshiarpur: A 21-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling today over the frequent harassment by her in-laws for dowry.

Neeru was married with Satish Kumar, a resident of Lasara village, about 3 years ago, police said.

According to the complaint, Satish, his brother Pradeep Kumar, father Devi Dayal, mother Nimo and sister Parampreet Kaur tortured Neeru for dowry.

A case has been registered against all accused under relevant sections of IPC and Satish was arrested, police said.

First Published: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 19:37

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