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Kerala: 21 year woman hangs self after dowry complaint against husband, in-laws

21 year married woman was found hanging at her resident in Aluva in Ernakulam district on Tuesday.

Kochi (Kerala): A 21 year married woman was found hanging at her resident in Aluva in Ernakulam district on Tuesday. She had filed a complaint with the police and National and State Women Commission where she accused her husband and in-laws of harassments for dowry, informed police. 

A suicide note was recovered from her room in which she alleged that a Circle Inspector neglected her complaint against her husband and in-laws and also behaved badly. She was pursuing law from a private college in Thodupuzha at Idukki district.

K Karthick, Aluva Rural Superintendent of Police said that the post-mortem of the body has been completed and action will be taken as per the investigation report.

“A case has been registered in connection with the death. Steps are being taken to alter the sections in the case. The Aluva Deputy SP has been directed to investigate the case. A post-mortem has been completed. The investigation is ongoing. Action will be taken as per the investigation report of the Deputy SP. The girl had lodged a complaint with the National Commission for Women on October 10.

 

We received the complaint on November 11. What is said in the suicide note is unfortunate. The Deputy SP has been asked to look into this. I will respond to the allegations after receiving the investigation report,” Karthick said. 

first published:Nov. 23, 2021, 6:17 p.m.

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