Husband, mother-in-law arrested for starving woman to death over dowry
30, Mar 2019, 4:50 PM
Kollam: Pooyappally police have arrested a man and his mother for starving his wife to death. Chandu Lal and his mother Geetha Lal allegedly kept Thushara (Chandu’s wife) starving for days because they did not receive the money demanded as dowry.
Kerala Police have charged Chandu Lal and Geetha Lal with offences such as dowry harassment, causing a person to starve to death, mental and physical torture. Thushara’s body was emaciated due to lack of food intake. The victim was a mother of two children; Chancy and Chinsy. On March 21, Chandu Lal and his mother took Thushara to Kollam district hospital, but she was declared brought dead.