Dowry harassment; woman commits suicide with child

Mysuru, June 5:- A woman committed suicide with her child at Periyapattana taluk on Monday due to dowry harassment by husband.

The deceased are identified as Rashmi (24) and her 2 years old daughter Vaishnavi. She was married to Murthy of Mirle village of K R Nagar in 2014. He told his wife to bring more money as dowry and harassed her. His mother Indira and father Gopala Gowda said to have supported him. A compromise meeting was held between them. After a week, Murthy who took her to her parent’s place said to her parents that he would take her back if he would be given Rs 50,000 to him.

Saddened by this, Rashmi committed suicide along with the child on Sunday night. Her father Ningaraju filed a complaint at Periyapattana police station. (KS)

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