Woman Abused for #Dowry Was Branded with a Hot Iron

20 June, 2015, Karnataka

a 28-year-old married woman was allegedly branded with a hot iron rod in a village in Madhugiri taluk in the district by her mother-in-law and sister-in-law for dowry.

Though the incident took place on June 1, the woman told her parents about the incident only on June 17, when she went their house. She was taken to a hospital for treatment. Subsequently on Saturday, her parents filed a complaint at Midigeshi police station.

The woman was married to Nagaraj, who belonged to a village in Madhugiri taluk, two years ago. The couple have a daughter. Her mother-in-law, Hanumakka, and sister-in-law, Thammakka, allegedly branded her with hot iron rod on June 1 demanding dowry.

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/woman-allegedly-branded-with-hot-iron-for-dowry/article7336942.ece

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