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Updated on: Saturday, August 07, 2021, 10:33 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh: Newlywed woman ends life over dowry harassment in Ujjain

Pooja, a resident of Suwas Barod and Nitin entered into a wedlock on May 6, 2019. After the wedding, Nitin, his father Mukesh and mother Sangeeta started mounting pressure on Pooja to ask parents a four-wheeler as dowry.
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Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh): Police have registered a case of culpable homicide against the in-laws of the woman who allegedly committed suicide following alleged harassment by her in-laws for dowry.

Police said Pooja Mehta consumed poisonous substance and died during treatment at Sanjeevani Hospital on July 15. Pooja, a resident of Suwas Barod and Nitin entered into a wedlock on May 6, 2019. After the wedding, Nitin, his father Mukesh and mother Sangeeta started mounting pressure on Pooja to ask parents a four-wheeler as dowry. Due to constant harassment Pooja consumed poisonous substance and died.

Following a probe and statement of Pooja’s parents, police have registered a case against her in-laws and husband.

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Published on: Saturday, August 07, 2021, 10:33 AM IST
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