Crime and Accident

Harassed for dowry, woman commits suicide: Police

Harassed for dowry, woman commits suicide: Police

Ghaziabad: A 23-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her parents’ house in Biharipura over dowry harassment by her in-laws, police said today.

Nisha was married to Santosh, a resident of Bhatinda in Punjab, a few days ago, Deputy Superintendent of Police Inder Pal Singh said.

Vijay Kumar, the woman’s father, complained that her husband and in-laws were harassing her for dowry. Due to the harassment she was living here with her parents, he said.

On Wednesday night, Nisha hanged herself from the ceiling fan. No suicide note was recovered from the spot, Singh said.

On the basis of the complaint, an FIR has been registered under the sections of dowry death against her husband Santosh and her in-laws, the DSP said.

The body has been sent for postmortem, he added.