Indian Doctor arrested for Demanding Dowry

Nagpur, May 22, 2012

Is dowry really a product of illiteracy and poverty? Think again! Dr. Meshram, a radiologist was booked for demanding Rs 50 lakhs (U.S. $100,000) in dowry from the parents of the woman he was supposed to marry, and then cancelling his marriage after the bride’s side refused to pay the sum.  Meshram reportedly said that his degree was worth a crore rupees ($210,000.00) in dowry, and that he was preparing for higher studies abroad. Report here

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