23-year-old Dehradun housewife tortured to death for #dowry

24 May, Dehradun, UP

23 year old Shaista, was so badly beaten and tortured for dowry that she died from her internal injuries. She had been admitted to a private hospital on and referred to the medical college as she was in severe pain. Tests showed she was hemorrhaging due to severe internal injuries.

Shaista had married Mohammad Irfan in 2013 and Rs 4.5 lakh had been given to the in-laws family. Of recent her in-laws had demanded l a car for which her parents had taken  a loan.

“Irfan used to beat my sister brutally which ultimately resulted in her death,” said Danish Khan, Shaista’s brother. Charges of torture and murder have also been slapped on Irfan’s elder sister Reena and his father Riyaz, who are currently on the run.
http://m.timesofindia.com/city/dehradun/23-year-old-tortured-to-death-for-dowry/articleshow/47408523.cms

23-year-old Dehradun housewife tortured to death for #dowry

24 May, Dehradun, UP

23 year old Shaista, was so badly beaten and tortured for dowry that she died from her internal injuries. She had been admitted to a private hospital on and referred to the medical college as she was in severe pain. Tests showed she was hemorrhaging due to severe internal injuries.

Shaista had married Mohammad Irfan in 2013 and Rs 4.5 lakh had been given to the in-laws family. Of recent her in-laws had demanded l a car for which her parents had taken  a loan.

“Irfan used to beat my sister brutally which ultimately resulted in her death,” said Danish Khan, Shaista’s brother. Charges of torture and murder have also been slapped on Irfan’s elder sister Reena and his father Riyaz, who are currently on the run.
http://m.timesofindia.com/city/dehradun/23-year-old-tortured-to-death-for-dowry/articleshow/47408523.cms

Man burnt alive his wife for objecting to his extramarital affair in Nalanda, Bihar

30 May, 2015, Bihar

A man who had been abusing his wife for objecting to his extramarital affair, burnt her to death, according to a complaint filed with the police by the woman’s brother.

http://www.abplive.in/india/2015/05/30/article603995.ece/Woman-burnt-alive-for-opposing-husbands-affair

Bangalore policeman kicks and beats his daughter in public as a crowd watches on

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12 March, 2015, Bangalore

A policeman in plain clothes was witnessed by a mob of about 50 people, kicking and beating his 25 year old daughter, as she rolled on the ground in public. Appears it was punishment for being in love. Two women intervened and rescued the daughter. It remains to be seen if the police will arrest and charge the father despite photos that have gone viral.

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/bangalore/bangalore-cop-filmed-kicking-thrashing-her-daughter-images-go-viral/

Policeman guns down wife in train for testifying against him in a #DomesticViolence case

Policeman Kamlesh Chaudhary fired at and shot dead his wife Rekha Devi (40) while she was travelling in a train near Gadhani Halt under Charpokhri police station in Bhojpur district. She had earlier testified against him in a family court about abuse and domestic violence, and was living separately from him.
http://wap.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/man-guns-down-wife-in-train-115020601370_1.html

Man beheads wife, parades severed head around the village

7 November 2014, UP

A man beheaded his wife, who he claimed was having an affair with another man, and then walked around the village with her severed head. The couple have a 3-year-old child.

http://news.oneindia.in/india/man-beheads-wife-roams-village-with-severed-head-up-1554628.html

Woman shot dead by husband in Agra

21 September 2014. Agra

A 30 year old woman was shot dead by her husband.
Owning a hand gun is first of all illegal in India. It’s not clear how or why the man possessed one.
The neighbors say the couple quarreled every day. Often routine abuse and domestic violence, is socially regarded as “quarrelling.”

http://www.chennaivision.com/news/2014/117349.php?ref=tw

60% of Nurses in India’s Biggest Hospital are Victims of Domestic Violence

New Delhi, August 16, 2012

A recent study on the prevalence of domestic violence suffered by the nurses at AIIMS (The All India Institute of Medical Sciences) in Delhi, showed that close to 60% of the nurses were subject to some form of domestic violence.  The study, authored by Kamlesh Kumari Sharma and Manju Vatsa of the AIIMS College of Nursing and published in the Indian Journal of Community Medicine, states that physical and sexual violence affects the nurses’ physical and mental health and leads Continue reading

Film Fraternity Rushes To Protect Wife-Beating Indian Actor

Bangalore, Karnataka, September 14, 2012

Popular Kannada actor Darshan, who habitually abused his wife, burning her with cigarette stubs, threatening to kill her and her baby, and battering her so violently she had to be hospitalized, was jailed for spousal battery.  However he was freed after he had the public and The Karnataka Film Producers Association (KFPA) rush to rescue him.  While the public continues to dote on their super star, refusing to accept the wife’s statement, the Film Fraternity has been pressurizing the wife to “reconcile” with her husband. Full report here

Also read “Support to wife-beater Darshan exposes our Warped Value System”

Indian Judge Advices Battered Wife to “Adjust” to her Abuse

Pune, Maharashtra, September 02, 2012

A 28-year-old woman who had left her husband’s house, unable to bear his battering any more was told by the judge to return to him.   When the case came up before the court, instead of granting her a divorce, the wife was advised by Justice K Bhaktavatsala of the High Court of Karnataka to adjust to her abuse. He said, “Women suffer in all marriages. You are married with two children and know what it means to suffer as a woman. Why are you still talking about his beatings? I know you have undergone pain. But that is nothing Continue reading

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