Mystery shrouds woman's death

Parents allege foul play, blame her in-laws

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, February 16

A 21-year-old woman died under mysterious circumstances at her house in Sector 24 here today. The parents of the victim have alleged foul play and suspect the role of her husband and in-laws in the death of their daughter. The victim has been identified as Neha Devi. She had tied the knot with Raman against her parents' wishes in March last year.

Her parents reside at Dadu Majra village, Sector 38.

The police, along with a forensic team, inspected Neha's house in Sector 24 and collected samples, including of food.

Raman and his parents refuted the allegations of Neha's parents that she was being tortured. They maintained that after two months of marriage, Neha had started complaining of pain in her stomach and she was under treatment.

Raman informed the police that last night Neha's condition deteriorated and she was rushed to a private clinic in Sector 38. Doctors advised them to take her to the GMSH, Sector 16, where she was declared brought dead.

No suicide note was recovered from the house by the police.

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