Dowry harassment: Woman’s husband, father-in-law booked in Tarn Taran

The woman had alleged that she married with Jagbir Singh, a farmer by profession, in August, 2017 and soon after her marriage her husband and father-in-law started harassing her for dowry.

punjab Updated: Sep 03, 2018 20:16 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Tarn Taran
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A 24-year-old woman’s husband and father-in-law have been booked for allegedly harassing her for dowry and evicting her from their house, here on Monday.

The victim has been identified as Kulwinder Kaur of Naushehra Pannua village.The accused have been identified as Jagbir Singh,husband, and father-in-law Dalbir Singh of Munda Pind village, falling in Khadoor Sahib sub-division.

The victim had lodged her complaint with senior superintendent of police (SSP) Darshan Singh Mann in April this year. The complaint was also marked to the then superintendent of police (SP), headquarter, Tilak Raj. Presently, the case is being probed by SP headquarter, Gurnam Singh, who submitted his report to the SSP, following which the case was registered.

In her complaint, the woman had alleged that she married with Jagbir Singh, a farmer by profession, in August, 2017 and soon after her marriage her husband and father-in-law started harassing her for dowry.

SSP Mann said on the basis of the inquiry conducted by SP, headquarter, a case under Sections 498 A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty), 406 (criminal breach of trust) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against the accused. “A team has been dispatched to arrest the father and son duo,” he said.

First Published: Sep 03, 2018 20:11 IST