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Man Gets 5-Yr Jail Term For Driving Wife To Suicide On Dowry Demand

New Delhi: A man has been sentenced to 5-year imprisonment by a Delhi court for abetting his wife to commit suicide and torturing her for dowry. Additional Sessions Judge Deepak Garg convicted Vishnu Goel under section 498A (subjecting wife to cruelty to meet unlawful demand) and 306 (abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code […]

Newly-wed woman succumbs to 'dowry torture' in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Barely three months after her marriage, a woman hailing from Baragaon village, was found hanging at her in-laws’ place in Karalasodaon Saturday. Though prima facie it looked like a case of suicide, a complaint has been lodged by the woman’s family alleging that she has been murdered by her in-laws. The deceased, identified as […]

Woman falls prey to ‘dowry’ curse in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: A woman was allegedly murdered by her in-laws over dowry at Binodpara village under Ranapur Police limits of Nayagarh district. The deceased has been identified as Subhrakeshi Swain. The family members of the deceased have alleged that her in-laws tried to burn the body after killing Subhrakeshi over dowry demand. “Our daughter’s husband, her […]