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Woman succumbs to injuries, dowry death charge against in-laws

The Nakodar city police have registered section 304-B (dowry death) against in-laws of a newly married woman who succumbed to her injuries in a Jalandhar hospital on Friday night.

punjab Updated: Sep 07, 2013 17:27 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times

The Nakodar city police have registered section 304-B (dowry death) against in-laws of a newly married woman who succumbed to her injuries in a Jalandhar hospital on Friday night.


Investigating officer Sukhwinderpal Singh said, Suman wife of Sandeep Kumar of Mohalla Bahadurpura was admitted in Jalandhar civil hospital on September 1 after she tried to commit suicide by setting herself on fire.

Police booked Sandeep, his father and mother under section 498-A of the IPC. The deceased recorded her statement before Jalandhar judicial magistrate stating that she married Sandeep six months ago and was being tortured.

First Published: Sep 07, 2013 17:26 IST