Man Gets 7 Years in Jail for Forcing Wife to Commit Suicide

Judge Balraj Singh convicted Kamil Hasan on Wednesday, 23 January 2019, and also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on him.

Published
India
1 min read
Representational image of a crime scene. 
i

A fast track court in Muzaffarnagar, U.P-sentenced a man to seven years imprisonment for forcing his wife to commit suicide in 2013 over dowry demands.

Judge Balraj Singh convicted Kamil Hasan on Wednesday, 23 January 2019, and also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on him.

Hasan was held guilty under IPC section 306 (abetment of suicide), government lawyer Sitaram Arya said.

The lawyer said Nagma, Hasan's wife, committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of their house at Tissa village on 24 July 2013.

According to a complaint filed by the victim's father, Hasan used to harass Nagma for dowry.

(This story was auto-published from a syndicated feed. No part of the story has been edited by The Quint.)

(The Quint is available on Telegram. For handpicked stories every day, subscribe to us on Telegram)

We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated.

Liked this story? We'll send you more. Subscribe to The Quint's newsletter and get selected stories delivered to your inbox every day. Click to get started.

The Quint is available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, click to join.

Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!