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Dowry harassment drives housewife to suicide

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A 25-year-old woman committed suicide by setting herself allegedly due to harassment by her husband and in-laws for more dowry.

The victim, B Swapa, resorted to the extreme step at her residence in Miskeen Shah Bagh on September 13. She was admitted to the Osmania General Hospital where she succumbed on Wednesday night. Asif Nagar police have registered a case under Section 498A and 306 against her husband Konda Swamy and his relatives. Further investigations are on. (INN)