Srinagar: A family from Shelipora Achabal in Anantnag along with their relatives on Tuesday staged protest and alleged that their daughter was murdered by her in-laws.
The family accompanied by locals and relatives raised slogans in favour of justice and demanded that the matter must be investigated and strict action must be taken against her in-laws.
Her family members including her father and brother alleged that she was killed by her in-laws over dowry and if her daughter was so ill, they should have informed them.
“We talked with our daughter on Monday evening and she was fine. However, when we later called her, her phone was off,” they said, adding that if her condition would have deteriorated by any means, her in-laws should have informed us.
“Time and again, her in-laws were demanding dowry which we fulfilled, however, they continued to demand more. She has been killed by poison or something else,” the family members allege.
They alleged that even when they reached the hospital, instead of taking her body to their (in-laws) house, they left the hospital and we took the body home.
They along with protestors demanded time bound investigation into the matter and action against the in-laws.
An official said that a 30-year-old lady from Shelipora Achabal who was married at Harnag area of Anantnag was brought dead to hospital.
He said that as per preliminary medical reports, the lady died due to cardiac arrest, however, further investigation is going on and if anyone will be found involved in any way, he will be taken to task as per law. (KNO)