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Harassed for dowry, woman ends life: Sirsa

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Sirsa, October 21, 2013
First Published: 18:59 IST(21/10/2013) | Last Updated: 19:02 IST(21/10/2013)

Harassed by her in-laws for dowry, a woman allegedly committed suicide at Gigorani village in the district on Sunday. Police have a case her in-laws in this regard.


The victim, Bhagwanti (23), was married two years ago at Shahpuria village in the district. She was under depression as her in-laws used to harass her for not bringing enough dowry. A case in this regard was booked against Bhagwanti's in-laws.

She was living with her parents at Gigorani for the past six months. On Sunday evening, she consumed a poisonous substance and fell unconscious. She died on the way to a hospital.

The police handed over the body to the deceased's family after the post-mortem examination.

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