Tamil Nadu

Man held on charge of abetting wife’s suicide


A 30-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging at her residence in Periya Pudur in the city here on Monday.

Her husband was arrested for abetment of her suicide.

The police said that Palanisamy (34), a labourer, was married to Subalakshmi and the couple has three children.


A dispute prevailed between them and she had earlier lodged a complaint of harassment by her husband with the All Woman Police Station in Suramangalam.

After inquiry, the police pacified them and sent them home.

However, on Monday, she took the extreme step.

The body was sent to the Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital.


Based on a complaint, the police registered a case under Section 306 (abetment of suicide) of IPC and arrested Palanisamy.

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