Little Rock, Fayetteville, Bentonville Indian Community - ArkansasIndian.com
| | | | | | | | | | |
 


 

Woman commits suicide after in-laws' harassment, four arrested


West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident


Author : Indo Asian News Service

Crime/Disaster/Accident, National, West Bengal Read Latest News and Articles

Share With Your Friends

Add To My Favorite     Add A Picture

Add an Article

View All Contributions

Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) A married woman, fed up of harassment by her in-laws, allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in West Bengal's Howrah district on Sunday, police said.

"A woman who was married for five years, consumed poison on Saturday night at her in-law's house in Howrah's Domjur. She expired at a local hospital on Sunday afternoon," said an officer from Domjur police station.

However, he refused to give her name citing privacy issues.

According to police, the woman's father lodged a complaint against the woman's husband and in-laws for constantly heckling and torturing her for the last few years.

"The woman was allegedly harassed by her husband and in-laws. We have arrested deceased's husband, mother in law, sister in law and her husband after the complaint," the officer said.

"The four accused are charged under IPC's section 498 for the alleged subjecting a married woman to cruelty. They would be produced to the court on Monday," he added.

--IANS

mgr/vd




More News Articles

India issues medical visa for ailing Pakistani child

Am quite tomboyish in real life, says Shraddha Kapoor

'Dangal' mints over Rs 80 crore in China in opening weekend

Rishi slams 'today's stars' for skipping Vinod's funeral

From angry young man to angry father: Vinod Khanna's cinematic voyage (Tribute)