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Delhi: Harassed for dowry, woman consumes poison outside a metro station

IANS
Apr 29, 2013 at 11:20am IST

New Delhi: A 25-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison outside a Metro station in the national capital, police said on 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.

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.

Delhi: Woman consumes poison outside a metro station

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

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