Harassed for dowry, woman commits suicide outside Delhi Metro station

Apr 29, 2013, 16:29 IST | Agencies

A 25-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison outside a Metro station New Delhi, police said Sunday. Her husband and in-laws have been arrested for alleged dowry harassment.

"Shilpa was found lying unconscious outside Dwarka Sector 12 Metro Station in the morning. She was spotted by a Metro security personnel," said a police officer. No suicide note was found.

According to Shilpa's parents, she was depressed due to dowry harassment by her in-laws, police said.


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Shilpa married Deepak, a tutor and a resident of Vishnu Garden in west Delhi, a year ago.

"Deepak, Shilpa's father-in-law Yogesh and mother-in-law Usha were arrested," said the police officer.

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