Mehtiana: A woman injured in the attack by her in-laws family succumbed to the injuries at DMC Ludhiana on 7th December. Her husband, brother-in-law and sister-in-law were booked by Mehtiana Police on the basis of the statement of deceased’s brother.
As per information received, Arwinder Singh s/o Piara Singh r/o Kapoor Pind (Jalandhar) in his statement to the Mehtiana Police stated that his sister was married to Aasa Singh s/o Piara Singh r/o Harkhowal (PS Mehtiana) about a year ago. He said that the in-laws of his sister used to harass and assault her for dowry. He said that he visited Harkhowal on 26th Nov, 2015 and saw that her in-laws family was assaulting her. He said that his sister got critically injured in the assault and he rushed her to Patel Hospital Jalandhar. Later, the doctors referred her to DMC Ludhiana where she breathed her last on 7th December, 2015.
Mehtiana Police have registered an FIR under section 304 (b) and 34 of IPC against husband Aasa Singh, brother-in-law Tirath Singh and his wife Bhupinder Kaur.