Woman, 23, hangs herself over dowry harassment

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 2016-06-24 21:37 Bengaluru: A 23-year-old homemaker hanged herself over dowry harassment at her residence in HSR Layout 22nd Cross. The deceased Krishika got married to Nuthan Reddy, a landlord, in 2012 and the couple has a two-year-old daughter. The police have booked dowry harassment and domestic violence cases against her husband, mother-in-law Saraswathi, sister-in-law Savita, and her husband Bhaskar, who are currently absconding. The incident came to light when Savita discovered Krishika’s body hanging from the ceiling around 6.45 pmon Thursday. Savita informed Krishika’s parents who live in Kodachi village on Sarjapur Road. They immediately rushed Krishika to a private hospital but she died around 4 am on Friday. According to the HSR Layout police, Krishika’s mother Suguna had filed a complaint stating that her daughter was being harassed by her husband and in-laws for more dowry. “Nuthan was also allegedly assaulting her frequently forcing Krishika to take the extreme step. The accused went missing after the complaint was filed,” the HSR Layout police added.