T. Masilamani (26), along with her 9-month-old daughter, jumped into a dry well in Varavatty village and died on Thursday.

The Kamanaickenpalayam police arrested Masilamani’s husband A. Thiyagarajan (33) and in-laws M. Aruchamy (62) and A. Annapporani (50) on the charges of demanding dowry and harassing her.

The police said Masilamani’s parents had gifted Rs. 5 lakh and 20 sovereigns to her husband’s family at the time of marriage which took place about two years ago.

Arrested

The Palladam police on Thursday arrested K. Kumaresan on the charge of sexual assault on a 21-year-old woman who was working with him at Chinnakarai.

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