22-yr-old kills self, husband booked

22-yr-old kills self, husband booked

Amritsar, March 2

A 22-year-old married woman, identified as Mamta, allegedly committed suicide in Bhoewali village falling under the Ajnala police station here on Sunday. The police have booked her husband William Masih following the complaint by her mother on Monday. No arrest has been made till now, while body was handed over to the family members after autopsy.

Veena, the complainant stated to the police that Mamta was married to William in 2014 and they had given dowry as per their capacity. She alleged the couple had two children from the marriage. She said that William had demanded money a number of times from them and they had met the same for a couple of times. However, the accused started quarrelling with the victim while seeking more money.

She said, on Sunday she got a call from her mother-in-law that Mamta had consumed some poisonous substance after a quarrel with William at 9.30 pm. She was immediately rushed to Guru Nanak Dev Hospital where she died on Monday.

The police have registered a case under Section 306 of the IPC against William and efforts were on to nab him, said Jugraj Singh, Investigating Officer, in the case.

Meanwhile, Ram Sewak, a resident of Gonda in UP, who has been residing on rent in the Gokal Ka Bagh area on 100-ft road here committed suicide by hanging himself with the ceiling fan on Monday. The police have initiated inquest proceedings in the case and further investigations are underway. — TNS

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