Pregnant teen records suicide, cites dowry harassment as reason

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Pregnant teen records suicide, cites dowry harassment as reason

Pregnant teen records suicide, cites dowry harassment as reason

Shrivibhavana   ¦    Nov 02, 2018 11:37:58 AM (IST)

Pregnant teen records suicide, cites dowry harassment as reason-1Hassan: In a heart-wrenching incident, a 19-year-old girl, who was two months pregnant, ended he life citing dowry harassment and sexual abuse as the reason. The young girl consumed poison leaving her mobile on record mode to show the trauma that she suffered.

According to the police, Neha Sharif (19) is the deceased pregnant girl. She was married to Aadil, a resident of Sakleshpur, five months ago.

In her video death note, she alleged that she was harassed by her husband and family for dowry, even though her parents had given gold and cash as dowry at the time of marriage.

"My husband has been sexually assaulting me even after knowing that I am pregnant. He watches pornographic films and then abuses me physically. He has injured my private parts," she stated in the video note.

"My parents have become bankrupt meeting the demands of my in-laws and also paying fees of the advocates to bring me out of this situation. I apologise to my parents. I want justice," she stated in the video, that ends abruptly with Neha falling unconscious.

The police have recovered the video.

According to the police, Neha was a distant relative of Aadil. The accused and his family members are absconding.