The woman's husband and mother-in-law were arrested. Her body has been sent for post-mortem, Circle Officer said. The complainant has alleged that his daughter was being harassed over dowry since her marriage in 2015, the officer said.
On filling out categories like, age, caste, profession, monthly income, skin colour etc., of the prospective groom, the website calculates the amount of dowry the potential groom can expect to receive.
The father of the 29-year-old woman filed a complaint on Sunday. “...We had contacted Sachin Paralkar’s family through a friend and a meeting was fixed at Star Mall in Dadar on November 25, last year.”
Harindra Kumar Singh, a former principal and a resident of Bhojpur district, on Sunday met the CM at the latter's official residence and said he was "inspired" by Kumar's appeal to shun dowry while solemnising marriages, a government release said.
The apex court, which passed a slew of directions to deal with complaints under section 498 A of the IPC including constitution of family welfare committees in every district, has observed that many of such complaints are not bonafide.
The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a slew of safeguards, including “involvement of civil society and sensitisation of investigation officers and magistrates”, to prevent widespread misuse of dowry prohibition provision under Indian Penal Code’s Section 498A.