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Ludhiana: ‘Harassed’ over domestic dispute, woman ends life

Ludhiana woman’s father, a resident of Patiala, alleged that she was harassed by her husband and in-laws, who used to accuse her of not performing daily chores properly

It is the fifth such incident in the past 16 days in Ludhiana when a woman has ended her life after allegedly being harassed by her husband and in-laws. (Image for representational purpose)

A 35-year-old woman was found hanging in Dhillon Nagar of Daba on Friday.

Her father, a resident of Patiala, alleged that she was harassed by her husband and in-laws, who used to accuse her of not performing daily chores properly. At the time of the incident, the woman was alone at home.

Daba police have booked her husband, father-in-law and mother-in-law for abetting her suicide.

The FIR has been registered following the statement of her father.

It is the fifth such incident in the past 16 days when a woman has ended her life after allegedly being harassed by her husband and in-laws.

The complainant said his daughter had married the accused, who works at an electrical shop, in April 2020. He told the police that the accused used to harass his daughter over not performing daily chores, including washing clothes, doing dishes and cleaning.

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