Husband hung wife from ceiling, thrashed her, sent video to in-laws for dowry

Shahjahanpur: In a hair-raising incident, a woman was brutally thrashed and her hands were tied to the ceiling by her husband over non-fulfillment of dowry demands. The incident is of Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur district, where the man thrashed her wife after she refused to ask for Rs. 50, 000 from her parents, as demanded by her husband.

Talking to ANI, the victim said that her husband beat her with belt and when she fell unconscious he tied her hands to the ceiling with the help of her dupatta. The accused even filmed the entire incident and sent it to the victim’s brother while threatening that if they do not fulfill his demand, such incidents will continue.

“He thrashed me brutally for 3-4 hours after which I fell unconscious. When I gained my consciousness back, both my hands were tied to the ceiling,” said the victim. A case has been registered under relevant sections of Dowry Prohibition Act against the victim’s husband and four other people of his family and investigation has been initiated. However, no arrest has been made as the accused and his family members are absconding. (ANI)