Dowry Harassment Claims Another Life

Hyderabad, Sept 17 (INN): A 20-year-old woman committed suicide allegedly due to the harassment of her in-laws for more dowry.

According to the Bahadurpura police, deceased – Zakiya Begum was married to Mohammed Moin, r/o Asad Baba Nagar Kishanbagh, in the year 2011 and the couple was blessed with two sons. However, her in-laws were allegedly harassing Zakiya for the last few weeks and asking her to bring more dowry of one tolas gold.

Being unable to bear the harassment by her in-laws, Zakiya took the extreme step and hanged herself with a ceiling fan on September 16 late hours.

Police registered a case and handed over Zakiya’s body to her relatives after an autopsy was conducted on the same at the OGH mortuary. Case is under investigation.

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