Dowry menace: In-laws booked for ‘indecent assault’ on her daughter-in-law (India)

Posted on July 31, 2012


Source: Daily Bhaskar

Chandigarh: The police have registered a case against a man for allegedly trying to rape her daughter-in-law.  The complainant, a resident of Sector 18 in Faridabad, said her father in-law, Ashok Kumar, tried to rape her while her in-laws (including father-in-law, mother-in-law, brother-in-law and sister-in-laws) had given her poisonous injection.

According to the complainant who hails from Bikaner of Rajasthan, she was married to Rajeev in February 2008. She has alleged her in-laws of torturing her for dowry covering Rs 50,000 and a car. She further alleged her in-laws of her miscarriage of 5-month-old foetus after they beaten her during her pregnancy.

According to SHO Vijay Singh, police have registered a case of dowry harassment and physical assault against her father-in-law Ashok Kumar, mother-in-law Nirmala, brother-in-law Sanjeev and sister-in-laws Vaishali and Rupali.  The police have started investigation in this regard.