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Man booked for abetting wife’s suicide in Indore


Indore: One month after a woman committed suicide, police registered a case against her husband under Dowry Act as well as a case of abetting suicide.

According to ASP Rakesh Singh, Sanju (24) wife of Rakesh of Scheme No 54, Vijay Nagar had attempted to end life by hanging herself from the ceiling of her house on Sept 3. However, Sanju’s family rushed her to a hospital where she died. A case was registered at Vijay Nagar police station.

During the investigation, Sanju’s father Mansingh Chauhan of Obedullaganj told CSP Suraj Verma that her daughter’s husband Rajesh began harassing her for dowry of Rs 2 lakh after the marriage.

Based on the investigation report and recommendations made by CSP Verma, a case was registered against Rajesh at Vijay Nagar police station on Monday night. However, the accused Rajesh is yet to be arrested.