Newly married woman ‘abducted’ by parents, kin

Newly married woman ‘abducted’ by parents, kin

Sumit Kumar and his wife at Hamirpur.

Our Correspondent
Hamirpur, June 10

A high drama was witnessed at ward 5 in the town when a newly wed woman was allegedly abducted by her parents and some relatives early this morning. They allegedly thrashed her husband Sumit and other members of her in-laws’ family.

According to information, Sumit had married a Ludhiana woman at the SDM court here yesterday against the wishes of her parents.

However, the woman’s parents along with some of their relatives allegedly entered Sumit’s house this morning and forcibly took their daughter away.

Sumit alleged that he was thrashed by 15-20 persons, including the parents of his wife.

Superintendent of Police Gokulchandran Karthikeyan said a case had been registered. However, no arrest had been made when the report was last filed.

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