Delhi: Pregnant Woman Commits Suicide Allegedly Over Dowry Harassment, Husband Arrested
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New Delhi, August 30: A 23-year-old and five months pregnant woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the third floor of a building in Rohini's Sector-2 area, the police said. The victim's family alleged that the husband's harassment for dowry led to her taking such huge step.

Police on Thursday said the victim identified as Sangeet allegedly committed suicide by jumping from her balcony on the third floor on Monday. Medical Apathy in Jharkhand: 4-Month-Old Pregnant Woman Denied Ambulance, Taken to Hospital on Bike.

"She was admitted in the hospital and later succumbed to her injuries on Wednesday. She lived with her husband. Before taking such extreme step, the victim had a fight with her husband. Govind, a labourer, got married to Sangeeta in 2018," said a senior police officer. A case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code has been registered and the accused has been arrested.