Torture for Dowry and giving birth to girl child : Young lady in Maharashtra commits suicide

Thane: A young lady in Maharashtra allegedly committed suicide. The reason for her suicide was unbearable torture from her husband and family.

She was forced to take this decision after her husband and in-laws harassed her over dowry and giving birth to two girls, police said on Thursday.

A 25-year old lady, named Surekha got married to Sharad Desale, a resident of Maharashtra’s Khinavali village, in May 2016. Her in-laws began to harass her for dowry right from their marriage.

She gave birth to her first daughter in 2017 and the second girl earlier this year. Giving birth to two daughters also turned out to be a reason for her in-laws to harass Surekha.

Her parents were informed  about the tortures that she was undergoing, said the local police.

On last Saturday, Surekha’s in-laws called up her parents and told them that she was missing. Later that night, her body was found in a well, police said.

Based on a complaint by her brother, the police on Wednesday charged her husband, father-in-law, brother-in-law and sister-in-law under IPC Sections 304-B, (dowry death) 306 (abetment of suicide), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 498-A (cruelty) and 506 (criminal intimidation), police said.

. Even though the probe is on no arrests have been made in this case so far.

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