Munnar: In connection with a suicide of a woman in Munnar, husband and his parents were arrested. The woman, in her suicide note, had mentioned about the assaults she faced from her husband and his parents, in the name of dowry and for having no children in their wedlock.
Devikulam police arrested Livin Kumar (26), his parents Muthu Pandi (54) and Velankanni (51) in connection with the death. All are natives of Kulamanka division of Kannan Devan Company. The deceased was identified as Maharasi (22), a native of Thirunelveli.
Following a family dispute, Maharasi set herself ablaze after dousing in kerosene on last Thursday at her husband’s house in Kulamanka. She succumbed to injuries at Monday night in Theni Medical College.
The couple had no children in two years of marriage. Maharasi had given dying declaration to the Devikulam magistrate that her husband and his parents used to torture her mentally and physically in the name of dowry and not able to give birth.
Those arrested were produced at the court on Thursday.