Maharajpur (Madhya Pradesh): A newly married woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging from ceiling at Sewdi village under Maharajpur police station area, a source said on Tuesday.
The woman’s family members termed the death of woman Rajni Ahirwar as dowry death. They said that Ahirwar was being torched by her in-laws for dowry.
SI Santosh Singh said that Rajni had married to Rajan Ahirwar, a resident of Sewdi. She hanged herself at home on Monday evening. On getting information, a police officer rushed to the spot and started an investigation after registering a case.
Rajni’s father Bablu Ahirwar told the police that his daughter was being harassed by her husband, sister-in-laws, father in-law and mother-in-laws for dowry. He also suspected foul play and demanded a proper investigation.
Santosh Singh said that investigation was on and action would be taken as per investigation report.