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UP: Woman commits suicide over dowry in Ghaziabad; husband, in-laws arrested

The victim, Pinki, got married to Happy Sharma, a resident of Sadar Pur village, on February 23 in 2017

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Ghaziabad Updated on: May 18, 2019 6:50 IST
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Husband, in-laws arrested after woman commits suicide over dowry

 

The husband and in-laws of a woman were booked on charges of dowry death after she allegedly committed suicide in UP's Ghaziabad, police said Friday.

The victim, Pinki, got married to Happy Sharma, a resident of Sadar Pur village, on February 23 in 2017, said SP (city) Shlok Kumar.

According to a complaint lodged by Pinki's father Sanjay Sharma, her in-laws were torturing her for dowry.

"I gave them Rs 1 lakh thrice but even then they were not happy. Last night, her father-in-law Satya Prakash informed me that my daughter has committed suicide," said the victim's father.

Based on the complaint, an FIR was registered at Kavi Nagar police station against the victim's husband and her in-laws, the SP said.

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