Woman commits suicide, case lodged against husband, in-laws

Faridabad : Harassed for dowry, a woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself here.

The body was recovered yesterday and a case of dowry death and abetment of suicide lodged against the in-laws, police said.

According to complainant Birju, the deceased’s father and a resident of Ghazipur, his daughter Neeraj married Mukesh, a resident of Bhuapur Tigaon, on January 27, 2015.

Soon after marriage, her in-laws started harassing her for dowry. As a result, she left her in-laws’ place and returned to her father’s house, the complaint stated.

Birju had lodged a police complaint earlier in this regard following which the accused took his daughter back with an assurance that they would not harass her any further. But, her plight continued as usual, the complaint stated.

Unable to bear the torture, the woman ended her life.

Police have lodged a case against the deceased’s husband Mukesh, his father Santraj, mother Kamlesh and brother Ramesh. Investigations are on.