Suspicious Death of Woman in Kangra Valley, Husband, In-laws Arrested

Dharamshala: A case of death under suspicious circumstances has come to light under the police station Jawali. The deceased has been identified as Usha Devi wife Arjun Singh resident Kuthed. Due to the suspicious death of Usha, her family has registered a case anticipating murder, accusing her husband and in-laws of this suspected murder.

In a complaint to the police, Usha’s mother Guddi Devi wife Pratap Chand village Dodla said that her daughter Usha Devi was married to Arjun Singh village Kuther in 2013. After the marriage, her husband, mother-in-law and father-in-law started torturing her mentally and physically. Guddi Devi further elaborated that when she spoke to her daughter on the phone last evening, she told that she was doing cooking and also told that her husband had consumed liquor and closed the door of her room.

Shortly thereafter, Usha Devi’s father-in-law called them to informed that Usha Devi has hanged herself. She further reported to police that on reaching the spot ,they saw that Usha Devi had bruises on her head and body but there were no bruises on her neck, to raise doubt that Usha’s husband, mother-in-law and father-in-law had murdered her.

After the complaint, the police registered a caseuner section 302,34 IPC and started questioning the three accused and took the body and sent it to Tanda Medical College for postmortem. The incident has been confirmed in SP Kangra Vimukt Ranjan.

SP Kangra Vimukt Ranjan have confirmed that all the three accused have been arrested

Arvind Sharma is an award winning bi-lingual journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with Divya Himachal, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhasker, Vir Partap, Ajit and PTI. In 2010, he was conferred the Himachal Kesri journalism award. He reports on the Tibetan Government in Exile, politics, sports, tourism and other topics. He lives in Dharamshala.

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