Pichhatur (Chittoor district): The incident where a married woman committed suicide by drinking poison took place in Appambattu. According to local police and revenue officials, Jayashankar Reddy of the village married Karthika (18), daughter of the Selvi couple, to Satish Kumar, son of Bhupatamma of the village, six months ago. On Monday morning Karthika fell unconscious after drinking her mother-in-law’s house worms medicine.
Her family members rushed her to the MGR Hospital in Chennai for treatment. Karthika died the same evening while undergoing treatment. The deceased’s father lodged a complaint with the local police over the incident. The case was initially registered under Section 174 and the body was postmortem at the NGR Hospital.
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their daughter committed suicide due to dowry harassment mrtutali Shelby’s mother filed a complaint with the police on Tuesday night picture. Basha, a son – in – law, great – uncle (Satish Kumar’s great-grandfather), who is often harassed for extra dowry, claims that his daughter committed suicide because of this. Police on Tuesday night turned it into a dowry case and changed Section 174 to 498 (a), 304 (b). The deceased’s husband, aunt Bhupatamma, and Basha were taken into custody. The body was shifted from Chennai to Satyavedu Government Hospital.
A second postmortem
DSP Vimalakumari reached Pichhatur station on Wednesday morning and interrogated the relatives of the deceased. Later, tehsildar TV Subramaniam, DSP, reposted Karthika’s body at Satyavedu Government Hospital. The body was later handed over to relatives. The case is being investigated under the auspices of the DSP.