A woman drowns herself and her two daughters due to #dowry abuse in Hyderabad, #India

Hyderabad, 5 December 2014

A 24 year old woman, Shanoor, killed her two infant daughters and committed suicide by drowning, when her husband’s abuse of her for dowry became unbearable. Her family had given her husband a lot of dowry during their wedding in cash, gold and a motorcycle. But he resumed his demand for more dowry when she gave birth to girls, as punishment for having daughters.



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