Woman alleges dowry harassment, hangs self

A 26-year-old woman hanged herself from in her house in Pulianthope on Sunday, unable to bear the alleged dowry harassment by her husband.

Published: 16th July 2013 09:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th July 2013 09:15 AM   |  A+A-

A 26-year-old woman hanged herself from in her house in Pulianthope on Sunday, unable to bear the alleged dowry harassment by her husband.

Police said Srimathi and Gopinath (35) were married in 2003, and had two kids. Gopinath kept insisting that Srimathi get a share from her father who had received his retirement benefits, but she refused. On Sunday night, Gopinath beat his wife and left the house. When he returned, he saw his wife hanging and he fled the spot. A case was registered.

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A Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO) will probe the death a 23-year-woman married to a film dancer as she committed suicide at their house in Ayanavaram on Sunday night, vexed over her husband being a habitual drunkard.

Police said Supriya, who married Santhanabarathy (25) last year, had been objecting to her husband’s drinking habit. On Sunday night when he came home drunk, Supriya hanged herself. Her body was sent to Kilpauk Medical College Hospital.

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