dowry

Miffed over no dowry, man gives triple talaq to wife within 24 hours of marriage

The woman's father lodged an FIR and a case was registered under the Dowry Act against Shah Alam and 12 members of his family.

published on : 17th July 2019

UP woman strangled to death over dowry, 2 arrested

The husband and the father-in-law of the woman had been arrested after the post-mortem examination confirmed strangulation, police said.

published on : 16th July 2019

'Sleep with anyone for a baby': Bengaluru man harasses wife for property

A man’s promise to his daughter that he would register a commercial building in Jayanagar in her name only after she had a baby, has backfired on the daughter.

published on : 10th July 2019

Pregnant woman found dead in house in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam

The deceased reportedly committed suicide as she used to face harassment from her in-laws over dowry.

published on : 7th July 2019

Dowry killing: Bail denied to 3 accused

The court denied bail to Chanthulal, husband of the deceased, Geetha Lali and Lali, mother-in-law and father-in-law of the deceased respectively. 

published on : 20th June 2019

Woman granted bail in dowry case

 The Karnataka High Court granted bail to a woman who was accused of abetting her daughter-in-law’s suicide.  

published on : 13th June 2019

This Bengal groom refused to accept dowry. So here's what his in-laws did!

Suryakanta Barik, a 30-year-old English teacher from West Bengal's East Midnapore was greeted with a thousand books on his special day by the bride's family!

published on : 12th June 2019

After 20 years of sexual abuse for dowry, Bengaluru woman files complaint against husband

A 39-year-old woman has filed a case against her husband alleging that for the past 20 years, he sexually abused her and harassed her for dowry. 

published on : 5th June 2019

Husband circulates wife’s nude pictures, blackmails for dowry

A 29-year-old woman went to the police seeking action against her husband who allegedly sent her nude pictures to his friends and blackmailed her for dowry. 

published on : 3rd June 2019

Chennai: Man locks wife inside house for dowry, held

A 30-year-old man allegedly locked his wife inside the house at Chengalpattu as she did not bring dowry.

published on : 2nd June 2019

Hyderabad: Man arrested for calling off wedding after bride refuses to pay more dowry

A 32-year-old techie and his parents were arrested for calling off a wedding, allegedly after the bride’s family failed to pay them additional dowry that they had demanded at Malkajgiri. 

published on : 28th May 2019

Ex-judge dowry case: Mother gets custody of three-year-old girl

The bench, however, permitted him to have custody of his daughter for two days in a week i.e. from Friday evening to Monday morning.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Dowry harassment case: Daughter-in-law of former judge seeks custody of children

According to sources, when the child line staff visited the judge’s residence, he refused to send the two children back to their mother.

published on : 29th April 2019

Ex HC judge, kin booked for dowry harassment in Hyderabad

The complainant Sindhu Sharma had approached the Hyderabad police and accused retired judge Noothi Ram Mohan Rao, his wife Durga Laxmi and their son Vasista.

published on : 28th April 2019

Probe into woman’s death in Nagapattinam stayed by Madras High Court

According to petitioner GS Arumukham, his close relative Soundarya was  allegedly tortured by her husband, Ashok, almost daily demanding dowry.

published on : 12th April 2019
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