During the past two days, three women, all married and in their late twenties, have been found dead under mysterious circumstances in different parts of the city.
On Saturday, 26-year-old Divya, a resident of Dwarka Sector 6, was found dead at her home. The police said ligature marks were found around her neck. Divya worked as a teacher in a municipal school. Her husband Devendra too is a teacher.
The family of the deceased alleged that her in-laws had killed her and that they had been making demands for dowry in the past.
The police have arrested Devendra after registering a case of dowry death.
A similar allegation was made by the family of Neetu Sharma who hanged herself at Mansarovar Park in the early hours of Sunday.
According to the police, 28-year-old Neetu and her husband Nitin had a fight hours before the incident. Both Nitin and his mother have been arrested.
In the third incident, 27-year-old Mamta Sharma allegedly jumped to death from the fourth floor of her house in Vivek Vihar on Sunday.
According to an agency report, the victim’s family alleged that Mamta, a mother of two, was being harassed by her in-laws and her husband.
The police are investigating the case.