25-yr-old woman hangs self, husband, in-laws booked

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Nov 04, 2014 23:39 IST

The police have booked a resident of Sukhdev Nagar, Daba, and two of his kin for allegedly abetting the suicide his 25-year-old wife.

The victim, Gunjan, had committed suicide by hanging herself in the store room of the house on Monday.
In her complaint, Gunjan's mother Lalsa submitted that her daughter married Dhaniram around four years ago, and since then Ram and his family had been harassing her for dowry.

Following her complaint, the police booked Dhaniram, his father Garib Das and brother Mani Ram under section 306 (abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Inspector Jatinder Singh, station house officer (SHO), Daba police station, said they had launched a manhunt for the arrest of the accused.

The police have handed over the body to the kin after postmortem examination.

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