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Newly married commit suicide in Phagwara

ASHOK KAURA | November 20, 2022 02:22 PM

PHAGWARA : In an unfortunate incident a young newly married woman reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself with the ceiling fan in her parental house in Lohian yesterday.

The deceased identified as Lovepreet Kaur(24) was the daughter of Councillor Rekha Rani in Lohian, the police said.

SHO Lohian Surjit Singh said the deceased was married with Janta Nagar Ludhiana resident Amarjit Singh less than a year before, but she was allegedly being tortured physically and mentally by her-in-laws to fulfil their demands of more dowry. Family members of the deceased said that her husband telephoned here on Friday Night that They were coming to Lohia to meet her and her parents to decide about divorce, which she could not tolerate and took extreme step to end her life. The Police have booked her-in-laws under relevant sections of IPC .No arrest have been made till so far. Later the body of the deceased was handed over to her parents after conducting autopsy in civil hospital Lohia.

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