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Young Woman Starved to Death for Dowry

November 8, 2012

Surat, Gujarat, Nov 06, 2012

27-year-old Puja was starved to death by her husband and in-laws because her parents could not pay more dowry.  “My sister was unwell for last several months due to hunger and her deteriorating health led to death. They were torturing her for dowry,” her brother told police in his complaintFull report here

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  1. Sandhya permalink
    November 14, 2012 11:44 am

    When will this evil practice stop? Why does money become so important to few monsters that they are ready to take away lives of innocent women? On one hand, we claim that we belong to a country where Goddess Durga is worshipped and “women are respected”, and on the other such unfortunate incidents occur. Sad, very sad!

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