Tortured for dowry, 33-year-old kills self in Panchkula

Tortured for dowry, 33-year-old kills self in Panchkula

A 33-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her house in Sector 11 last evening. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Panchkula, November 27

A 33-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her house in Sector 11 last evening.

The police said her father had accused her husband and in-laws of harassing her over dowry. A case of murder has been registered against the in-laws under Section 302 of the IPC.

The suspects have been identified as Puneet Vansal (husband), Shiv Kumar (father-in-law) and Neelam Vansal (mother-in-law). The victim was a native of Dhuri (Sangrur) and got married in January, 2012. Sushil Kumar, her father, said: “Yesterday afternoon, my wife received a call from my daughter on her mobile phone, which I took over immediately after hearing her cries. She informed me that her in-laws were beating her. Around 7 pm, my son-in-law informed me that my daughter killed herself.” He alleged they (suspects) hanged her daughter’s body from a ceiling fan after killing her.

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