Woman harassed by in-laws commits suicide

Rewari: Fed up with harassment by her in-laws over dowry, a woman allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance in the district, police said today. The incident took place in Mirpur village, and the woman, Rekha, died in the civil hospital here on Monday, they said.

On a complaint lodged by the brother of the deceased, the Dharuhera police have registered a case of abetment to suicide against the husband, father-in-law and mother-in-law. According to the complainant, Rekha, who got married to Deepak in April, 2004, was persistently subjected to cruel treatment by her in-laws for dowry. When the situation became unbearable, she took the extreme step, he alleged.