Jalandhar, September 29
A 26-year-old woman died by suicide at Khangah village in Kapurthala district after consuming a poisonous substance. The deceased woman, identified as Harjit Kaur, was married and had a son and a daughter.
The Kotwali police station has kept her body at the Civil Hospital for a post-mortem. Her husband and father-in-law reportedly fled after her death. The deceased’s parents had accused her in-laws of abetment to suicide.
The police said they got information about suicide from a private hospital in Jalandhar where she breathed her last. On the basis her parents complaint, a case had been registered, said inquiry officer Gurmeet Singh.
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