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Saturday, 13 August 2022 2.07 PM IST

Woman’s suicide in Manarcadu over dowry harassment, husband arrested, demanded Rs 25 lakh to expand business

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KOTTAYAM: A police team led by Kanjirappally DySP arrested a man for abetment charges after his wife Archana Raj (24)of Manarcadu allegedly committed suicide. The arrested has been identified as Binu of Manarcadu. He was charged under various sections including dowry harassment.

The couple got married three years ago and has a daughter. Archana's parents said that Binu constantly harassed her demanding more dowry.

Archana was found hanging on April 3 in the toilet of her husband’s house. Her parents had alleged that she took the drastic step following the harassment by her husband and in-laws. They had also alleged that she was subjected to cruel harassment for more dowry. He had demanded an amount of Rs 25 lakh from Archana’s family to expand his business. Though money was given in instalments many times, he demanded more. Following that, the police registered a case and started an investigation.

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TAGS: CRIME, SUICIDE, WOMAN, MANARCADU, DOWRY HARASSMENT, HUSBAND, ARRESTED, DEMANDS, RS 25 LAKH, EXPAND BUSINESS
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