Tag: Dowry Torture

Odisha Doctor Accused Of Torturing, Locking Wife In Room For Dowry

Berhampur: A doctor in Berhampur has been accused of torturing his wife for dowry. It is alleged that the doctor, identified as Shanti Bhusan Pathi, also locked up his wife Nibedita in a room of their house. Nibedita has alleged that her husband and her in-laws have been torturing her since her marriage in February […]

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Odisha: Woman Rescued From Neighbour's Cowshed With Hands, Legs Tied; Dowry Torture Alleged

Berhampur: A newly-wed woman was rescued from a cowshed in a critical condition with her hands and legs tied at Makarapalli village under Buguda police limits on Monday. The woman identified as Jhilli Pradhan was reported as missing by her in-laws since 24 hours. However, after the woman was rescued from her neighbour’s cowshed, her […]

Odisha: Arrested Army Officer Files Counter-Case Against Wife Over 'Extra-Marital Affair'

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Mahila Police arrested Major Soumya Ranjan Pati, a resident of Nayapalli area here, on charges of mentally and physically harassing his wife for dowry, the latter filed a counter-case against his wife holding her responsible for the dispute. In her complaint with the Mahila Police, Pati’s wife had alleged that […]

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Odisha: Army Officer Arrested Over Dowry Torture

Bhubaneswar: An army officer was arrested by Mahila Police here in Bhubaneswar for allegedly harassing his wife for dowry. Major Soumya Pati, who is reportedly posted in Faridabad of Haryana, was arrested on the basis of a complaint filed by his wife. Army officer arrested by #Bhubaneswar Mahila Police after wife alleges dowry torture & […]

Odisha Police Arrests 4 Of Family For Burning Alive Daughter-In-Law Pregnant With 2nd Girl Child

Sundergarh: Police on Thursday arrested four members of a family for burning alive their daughter-in-law two days ago after finding that she was pregnant with a second girl child. The arrestees include the husband, father-in-law, brother-in-law and sister-in-law of the deceased Radha Kumari. As per reports, Radha Kumari, daughter of Shiv Kumar, a resident of […]

Married Woman Battles For Life After 'In-laws Set Her On Fire' In Odisha

Kendrapara: They thrashed me, tied to bed and set me on fire after pouring kerosene, said Rashmita Das of Kendrapara while recounting the horror of the torture allegedly inflicted upon her by in-laws. Rashmita’s only fault was that she was wearing some gold ornaments against the wishes of her in-laws. From a minor argument, the […]

Odisha Woman Commits Suicide In Bengaluru: Barsha Priyadarshini

Bengaluru/ Bhubaneswar: A married woman from Odisha has allegedly committed suicide in Bengaluru. The deceased has been identified as Barsha Priyadarshini, who worked as a senior executive at Biocon company in Bengaluru. According to reports, Barsha was staying along with her husband and three-year-old son at Vakil Mongolia in Bengaluru. Barsha allegedly committed suicide on […]

Odisha woman 'tortured for dowry', in-laws booked

Jajpur: A disturbing video purportedly showing a woman being tortured by her in-laws in Dhaneswar village under Korei Police limits in Jajpur district has gone viral on social media. The woman was reportedly thrashed and tortured for dowry. While any form of torture or harassment of a woman with the very objective of forcing her […]

Woman accuses husband, in-laws of torture over dowry

Cuttack: A woman on Sunday lodged a complaint with Kanpur Police in the district alleging torture at the hands of her husband and in-laws. The woman in her complainant alleged that her husband Bibhu Prasad Nayak, who is working as Subedar in Odisha Industrial Security Force (OISF) and currently posted at Daitari in Keonjhar district, […]

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's body found hanging, family alleges murder over dowry

Bhubaneswar: The body of a married woman was found hanging from the ceiling of her room at Ashutosh Nagar near Kesura in the capital city on Tuesday. Family members of the woman have alleged that she was being tortured and was later killed by her husband and in-laws over dowry. “After getting a phone call […]

Husband, in-law arrested for setting woman on fire

Balasore: After yesterday’s ghastly incident in Chalipada village under Nilagiri Police limits of Balasore district where a woman, who was set afire by her husband and in-laws was rescued while running for life by passersby, police today arrested two persons in connection with the case. The accused husband and father-in-law of the victim have been […]

Woman hangs self, family members allege dowry torture

Kendrapara: A newly married woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her house in  Andara village under Pattamundai block of Kendrapara district late on Saturday night. Meanwhile, family members of the deceased Namita Mallick lodged an FIR against six persons, including her husband and in-laws and two other villagers at the Pattamundai police station […]

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Husband beats wife to death over dowry

Baripada: A woman was allegedly beaten to death by her husband for dowry in Mahuldiha village under Kaptipada police limits of Mayurbhanj district late last night. The deceased has been identified as Gumuri Mukherjee. Soon after the incident, Gumuri’s family members lodged a complaint against her husband Biswajit Mukherjee at the police station and alleged […]

Woman's body found hanging, family alleges foul play

Jajpur: Tension prevailed after body of a woman was recovered under mysterious circumstances from her house in Chorda Digisahi area under Jajpur Road police limits in Jajpur district on Friday night. The deceased has been identified as Archana Kumari (25). Archana’s husband Pankaj Kumar, who works as a assistant manager at Jindal Stainless Ltd (JSL) […]

Odia Naval employee arrested on charges of dowry torture

Bhubaneswar:  Police arrested an Odia Naval civil employee from Visakhapatnam on charges of torturing his wife physically and mentally for dowry. The Mancheswar police here arrested Abhijit Acharya, who worked as a civil employee at the Naval Armament Depot in Visakhapatnam, on the basis of a court warrant and brought him to Bhubaneswar. As per […]

Dowry harassment allegation brought against RTI activist

Bhubaneswar: Allegations of physical and mental harassment over dowry demand was brought against Right To Information (RTI) activist Subash Mohapatra by his wife on Monday. Mohapatra’s wife alleged that he did not keep any relation with her after she gave birth to a girl child and is in a relationship with another woman. He also […]

Raghunath Mohanty meets CM to be ‘active’ in party activities

Bhubaneswar: Nearly four years after staying away from BJD affairs, former minister and senior BJD leader Raghunath Mohanty today met party supremo and chief minister Naveen Patnaik at his residence here and promised to participate actively in party activities. “It was just a courtesy call. I am a disciplined worker of the party. I will […]

Acid attack on woman over dowry

Balasore: A woman sustained serious burn injuries after her mother-in-law allegedly threw acid on her over dowry at Deula village under Bhograi police limits in Balasore district on Monday. The woman was admitted to Balasore district headquarters hospital  in critical condition. As per the complaint, the mother-in-law and husband of the victim had been reportedly […]

Dowry torture case: Trailokya Mishra, son get anticipatory bail

Cuttack: The High Court today granted anticipatory bail to industrialist Trailokya Mishra and his son Sabyasachi in connection with the dowry torture case lodged against them by Sabyasachi’s wife Lopamudra Mishra. The court granted the bail on the basis of Rs 20,000 bond and bailer. Notably, Lopamudra had filed a dowry harassment case against Trailokya, […]

Dowry torture: One daughter-in-law dies, while other battles for life

Dowry torture is still rampant in Odisha which is understood from two such cases were reported today. In one case, a young woman was burnt to death by her in-laws whereas the other woman was burnt from neck to toe leaving aside the face

In-laws, husband blackmail woman with CCTV footage of bedroom!

Khurda: In a sensational incident that epitomises the moral degeneration of our society, a woman has charged her in-laws and husband for blackmailing her by shooting intimate moments using a close circuit television camera (CCTV) in her bedroom. Cuttack-based doctor Rebatikanta Das, his wife and his son Gaurav have been served notices by police after […]

Newly-wed woman burnt to death by in-laws

Bhawanipatna: A newly married woman was allegedly burnt to death by her in-laws in Shaktinagar Pada here on Saturday. The incident came to light on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Priyadarshani Mahapatra. Sources said an altercation occurred between Priyadarshani and her husband Ajay over some trivial issue on Saturday. In a fit of rage, […]

Lopamudra case: HC denies advance bail to Trailokya Mishra

Cuttack: In a major development in the much hyped Lopamudra Mishra dowry torture case, the Orissa High Court today rejected the anticipatory bail petition of industrialist and father-in-law of the victim Trailokya Mishra. On July 4, the Court had given the industrialist, his son Sabyasachi and wife Ashamanjari interim protection from arrest till July 29 […]

Mother-son duo booked for poisoning wife

Palghar: A man was booked along with his mother for allegedly poisoning his wife here, police said today. According to the complaint lodged in this regard yesterday, the man, a resident of Virar locality here, had force-fed poison to his wife, 33, on July 6, for dowry and also because she could not conceive, Virar […]