Bhopal: Dowry demand leads to death again; husband, in-laws booked

Bilkhiriya police told media that the victim, Kavita Sahu, a native of Chhattisgarh was married to Pradeep Sahu, a resident of Naveen Basti Kokta, Bhopal.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Saturday, July 02, 2022, 11:57 PM IST
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Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): A 21-year-old newly-wed woman had committed suicide on June 20, because she was harassed by her in-laws. A case has been registered against the deceased husband, police said here on Saturday.

Bilkhiriya police told media that the victim, Kavita Sahu, a native of Chhattisgarh was married to Pradeep Sahu, a resident of Naveen Basti Kokta, Bhopal.

But just after marriage she was harassed to bring money, bike from her parents. Though few of the demands were met, but her in-laws, especially her husband, mounted pressure on the victim to bring more money.

Harassed by her husband and family, the bride committed suicide. Police have registered a case and have started probing the incident.

According to the statement of the victim’s father’s family, the police came to know that she was harassed for dowry. The cops have registered a case under section 304-B, 498-A and 34 of the IPC.

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