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Dowry harassment pushes woman to suicide, husband sentenced to 7 years jail

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Muzaffarnagar (UP), Jan 24: A from Uttar Pradesh's Tissa village harassed his wife so much over dowry that she committed suicide. Nagma, Kamil Hasan's wife, committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of their house at Tissa village on July 24, 2013.

Dowry harassment pushes woman to suicide, husband sentenced to 7 years jail

On Wednesday, a fast track court in Muzaffarnagar sentenced Hasan to seven years imprisonment for forcing his wife to commit suicide. Judge Balraj Singh convicted Hasan on Wednesday and also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on him.

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Hasan was held guilty under IPC section 306 (abetment of suicide), government lawyer Sitaram Arya said. The lawyer said Nagma, Hasan's wife, committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of their house at Tissa village on July 24, 2013.

According to a complaint filed by the victim's father, Hasan used to harass Nagma for dowry.

OneIndia New with PTI inputs

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