Mother of two hanged to death for #dowry, family alleges murder for dowry: The Hindu – Mobile edition

11 July 2015, Mysore

30 year old Priyanka is believed to have been hanged and killed for dowry by her in-laws, who claim she committed suicide. Her parents filed a police complaint that her in laws had been demanding gold and land in dowry. Priyanka had two children.

Woman #raped and #killed before her husband and son

26 July 2015 Ludhiana,
23 year old Rajni was raped and strangled to death in her home by an assailant who also brutally attacked her husband. Her 4 year old son was spared and his cries altered the neighbors.

15-yr-old #girl in #Mumbai stabbed by a #stalker who the police had refused to file complaint against

25 July 2015 Mumbai
A 15-year-old school girl was gagged and stabbed by a stalker. The girl said that about a fortnight ago she went to the Manvelpada police chowkie to complain against the youth, who was stalking her, but was turned away.

Harassed for #dowry woman’s commits suicide with her infant

3 July 2015, Vellore

23 year old  with her 9 month son committed suicide, also killing him, as she jumped into a water tank with her baby in her arms. She lived with her mother-in-law who had been harassing her for dowry while her husband worked in Singapore

63 year old woman beheaded in a #witch hunt by a mob in Assam

20 July 2015, Assam
In a mob led witch-hunt, 63 year-old Poni Orang was stripped naked and beheaded. About 200 participated in the open lynching. Only 7 have been arrested. Orang is of a tribal community and is survived by 5 children. Most witch lynchings are an attempt to usurp property, and single, widowed, elderly, minority women are most vulnerable.

14-yr-old #Dalit girl abducted and #gang #raped

20 July 2015 Bareilly

A 14-year-old Dalit girl was abducted and gang-raped in Nurpur village, Badaun district. A case was lodged by police against three men. One of the accused, Omendra Pal, is the son of the politician Tekchand Pal, Badaun district president of Samajwadi Party Pichra Varg Prakosht.

Woman #raped by husband and brother-in-law for #dowry

17 July 2015, UP

A woman was raped and physically tortured for over three months by her brother-in-law and husband who were demanded more dowry from her.


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