Woman complains of torture by husband's family over dowry

INARUWA: A woman of local Bhokraha Narsingh Rural Municipality-1 has accused her husband, father-in-law and mother-in-law of subjecting her to extreme torture for a year for not bringing enough dowry.

Ramila Khatun (name changed) had married a man from Bhokraha Narsingh-5 one and half years back.

Khatun has filed a complaint with the police on Friday accusing her husband and parents-in-law of physically and mentally torturing her few months of her marriage for not bringing enough dowry.

She said that she was made to work the whole day but was deprived of food and regularly thrashed by her husband and parents-in-law.

Khatun, who is currently living with her parents, said she filed the complaint seeking justice. Khatun has no children from her marriage. According to her, her husband is seeking a divorce from her.