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Delhi constable’s pregnant wife murdered over dowry (India)

March 16, 2013

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Source A pregnant woman, wife of a Delhi Police constable, was allegedly hanged to death by her husband and in-laws over dowry demand, police said on Saturday. Monika, wife of constable Mohit Kumar, was killed by her husband and in-laws in Etawah village on Friday. Police has arrested the victim’s father-in-law Sahiram and his wife. […]

Harassed over dowry, woman sets herself, kids on fire (India)

August 2, 2012

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Source CHIKMAGALUR: A 28-year-old woman set herself and her two kids on fire in their house at Yagati Mudhiyappa extension in Kadur taluk on Wednesday morning. The deceased were identified as Latha, and her daughter Nayana, 5, and son Sanjay, 3. Before taking the tragic decision to end her life and those of her kids, […]

Bhiwandi: Family of seven face dowry harassment case (India)

August 1, 2012

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source Thane, Aug 1 (PTI) Seven members of a family, based in nearby Bhiwandi, are facing a criminal case for allegedly harassing a newly-married woman for dowry. Sub-Inspector S B Khamkar of Nizampura police station said that the victim Tasnima Mukhtar Ansari, 25, was married to Mukthar Sayyed Ansari, 28, and the couple lived in […]

Harassed over dowry, wife hangs herself (India)

August 1, 2012

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 source A young wife allegedly hanged herself to escape harassment by her husband and his family members over dowry. J Mamatha, 23, a resident of Sir MV Nagar in Ramamurthynagar, took the extreme step when she was alone at home on Monday. In a death note left behind, she said her husband Ashok Kumar, mother-in-law […]

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

July 31, 2012

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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 […]