Mathura: A married woman who was feared to
have been killed by her in-laws for dowry a few months back
appeared before a court on Saturday with her three children.
Vandana Chaturvedi said in the court of ACJM Chandra Bhan
that she had fled to New Delhi with her three children fearing
harm from her in-laws but her father though she was killed and
filed a complaint with the police.
"I had to leave my in-laws house since my mother-in-law
was torturing me to bring additional dowry. My father bluntly
told me then that since he cannot pay additional dowry, I had
to adjust with my in-laws," Chaturvedi said in the court.
When she disappeared, her father lodged a complaint
alleging that she was kidnapped and murdered by her husband
and his parents.
Police had subsequently arrested her husband and his
On hearing about the case registered against her in-laws,
Chaturvedi appeared before the court today.