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Harassed by wife, newly wed man kills self with poison in UP village


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MUZAFFARNAGAR: A 23-year-old man who had been married only a week killed himself consuming poison in a village here, allegedly over harassment by his wife and brother-in-law, police said on Saturday.

The incident took place on Friday under Babri Police Station area. According to police, Prayas, the deceased, who had got married to a woman named Komal on November 14, committed suicide consuming some poisonous substance in Choonsa village of Shamli district.

Seema, the sister of the deceased, in a complaint lodged with the police, alleged that her brother took the extreme step after he was abused by his wife Komal and brother-in-law Nitin Kumar. An investigation is on in the matter, police said.

In another case of suicide, a 55-year-old man named Madan Kumar set himself on fire over a family dispute on Friday in Gyana Majra village in the district here.

Kumar was rushed to the hospital in a serious condition but was declared brought dead by the doctors there, an officer at Charthwal Police Station said.

(THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS)