Posted on August 12, 2012 by THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, August 10, 2012
A 21-year-old woman, who had been tortured for dowry for three years by her husband and mother-in-law, was assaulted, doused with kerosene and set ablaze by her husband and mother-in-law, and later died of her injuries at a hospital on Wednesday night. Before her death she gave a full statement to the police. Report here.
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Posted on October 16, 2011 by THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 14 September 2011.
Meetu, a 28-year-old woman was, set on fire and killed by her husband and in-laws for giving birth to a girl and not fulfilling their demands for dowry. Read the report here.
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Posted on October 13, 2011 by THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN
Salora village, Maharashtra, October 19, 2007.
What initially was reported to be a case of self-immolation, later turned out to be cold-blooded murder. Sunita Rathod (30) from Salora village, Maharashtra, died of severe burns early on Thursday. The incident was allegedly a fallout of frequent altercations between the couple over the issue of birth of girls—and no male child. Report here.
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