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Newly-wed commits suicide

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A 21-year-old married woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a wooden beam in her husband’s house at Sorekunte in Sira taluk of Tumakuru district on Wednesday. She has been identified as Megha who was married to Manjunath two-and-half months ago.

The relatives of the deceased have given a complaint that Megha was harassed and mentally tortured for dowry by her husband. He was harassing her to bring a motorcycle and money from her parents, it was further alleged.

The police have taken Manjunath (27), his father Chikkobanna and mother Lakshmakka into custody.

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