Maldah: The heinous practice of dowry has again claimed an innocent life in Maldah. A woman was allegedly thrashed and forced to gulp poison by her husband and mother-in-law in Maldah district’s Gajol area on Sunday. She later succumbed in the Maldah hospital.
As per reports, Swapan Mandal has been abusing his wife Pally Mondal for a long time to meet his demand of one lakh rupees, as her family failed to make the payment she was thrashed and forced to drink poison.
After Pally felt unconscious to the brutal thrashing the accused took her to maldah hospital to save their skin and fled the spot after the doctors declare Pally dead. A case has been lodged by the deceased’s family and an investigation has been launched by police.