3 #Dowry #Murders in 3 Days in the Small Town of Berhampur, Orissa

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July 25, 2015, Berhampur (Brahmapur) Orissa,

Priyanka, Jhili and Sukanti – three women murdered for dowry in three consecutive days in this small town of Orissa.

Jitendra Kumar Sahu of Padhal, about 45 km from here, had strangulated his wife Priyanka to death. The couple has a one-and-a-half-year-old daughter. Burupda under Jarada police limits reported a similar case the previous day. Bananali Behera killed his wife Jhili and the couple has a two-year-old daughter.The same day, police arrested Lalatendu Sahu of Hinjli after his wife Mamini lodged a complaint, accusing him of torturing her for dowry. They got married last year. On Wednesday, police arrested Subash Dakua of Panchabhuti village for allegedly throttling his wife Sukanti to death the previous day. Subash is a daily wage labourer, police added.

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