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Monday 18 December 2017
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Woman’s death: Husband, in-laws held

The Indora police has arrested Satvir Singh, husband of Shivali (20), who hanged herself with a dupatta at her in-laws’ house, along with his father Kartar and mother Ichhya Devi of Ram Nagar in connection with dowry harassment and abetment to suicide of the victim.

Police said her husband, a driver, was away from home and his parents had also gone to Rehan town when Shivali reportedly committed suicide.

DSP Rajinder Jaswal said Kuldeep Singh, the father of the deceased in his complaint said his daughter had got married with Satvir a year ago beyond the wishes of the parents of the duo and the marriage was solemnised without dowry.

However, he accepted this marriage later but after five months her husband and in-laws started harassing her for dowry and raised the demand to bring a motorcycle. He alleged that she was tortured by the accused and they forced her to take this step.

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