Sunday, December 5, 2010

Young woman murdered by husband, in-laws for dowry

Nepal
A woman was reportedly murdered by her husband and in-laws for not bringing a bicycle as a dowry in Rautahat district.
Mamatadevi Das, 19, was murdered by her husband, Mahendra Das, father-in-law Manchit Das and mother-in-law Shiva Kumari Das for not fulfilling their demand even two years after marriage, national news agency RSS reported Sunday.
She had been repeatedly tortured for not bringing the bicycle. This is the third incident of murder that has taken place taking over dowry in Rautahat recently.
On November 20, Rupkant Devi Mandal, 21, of Aurya VDC-5 was murdered by her in-laws including her husband, who fled after the incident.
Likewise, on November 13, Babita Devi Mahato, 20, of Hajamuniya VDC-5 was suffocated to death by her husband and other members of the family.

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