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Woman's suicide case: husband booked, father-in-law held

The district police have arrested father in-law of a woman who had committed suicide by consuming poison at Kore Singh Wala village near here last week.

punjab Updated: Jan 12, 2014 18:39 IST
HT Correspondent

The district police have arrested father in-law of a woman who had committed suicide by consuming poison at Kore Singh Wala village near here last week.


Station house officer, Dialpura police station, Karnail Singh said on the basis of a complaint by Jagrup Singh, father of the deceased, the police have arrested woman's father-in-law Pal Singh besides booking her husband, Sukhpreet Singh, in this connection. Sukhpreet Singh has been undergoing treatment at the civil hospital as he too had consumed poison.

Sandeep Kaur died on Wednesday after consuming poison. After that her husband too had consumed poison and was admitted to the civil hospital in a critical condition.

The victim's father has alleged that her in-laws used to torture her for dowry, which forced her to take the extreme step. On his complaint, the father-in-law and husband of the victim were booked under Section 304-B of the IPC.