Delhi woman commits suicide

May 13th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Depressed over alleged torture by her in-laws for dowry, a 27-year-old newly-married woman committed suicide in the national capital, police said Sunday.

The victim, identified as Neetu Sharma, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her in-laws’ house in east Delhi’s Karawal Nagar around 4 p.m. Saturday, according to police.

Her father-in-law recovered the body and informed police.

Neetu got married to Bharat Sharma in February this year.

“Her family members alleged that Neetu was being tortured by her in-law’s for dowry. A case regarding the incident has been registered and a sub-divisional magistrate is conducting an inquiry into the case,” police said.

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