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

The 25-year-old woman's husband and in-laws have been arrested for alleged dowry harassment.

hidden April 29, 2013 12:01:59 IST
Harassed for dowry, woman consumes poison outside a Delhi metro station

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.

Harassed for dowry woman consumes poison outside a Delhi metro station

Delhi police. AFP

"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.

IANS

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