Woman ends life, father claims killed over dowry

Ilaichi Devi (24) was on Saturday rushed to a hospital after she consumed poison. She died there during treatment, the police said. The woman's father, Om Prakash, filed a complaint with the police alleging his daughter was killed over dowry by her husband, Rajesh, and four others.

Published:June 25, 2017 2:21 pm

A woman allegedly ended her life by consuming poison in Ujhani area here though her father claimed she was killed over dowry, the police said.

Ilaichi Devi (24) was yesterday rushed to a hospital after she consumed poison. She died there during treatment, the police said. The woman’s father, Om Prakash, filed a complaint with the police alleging his daughter was killed over dowry by her husband, Rajesh, and four others.

However, her in-laws claimed that she committed sucide. The police have registered and FIR and are probing the matter.

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  1. S
    Sankaran Krishnan
    Jun 25, 2017 at 4:32 pm
    If the death occurred due to dowry then the Husband must take responsibility and hope he will be arrested and once the charges are proved he must be hanged to death which will only send a strong message to all those who claim DOWRY from the girls/women's parent !!!
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    Rahul
    Jun 25, 2017 at 2:39 pm
    A rather unusual name...
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