Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh:
A case of try and homicide has been registered towards the in-laws of a 22-year-old girl from Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior who was allegedly made to drink acid for failing to satisfy their dowry demand, a senior official stated on Wednesday.
The motion has come after the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal wrote to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan looking for that the culprits be arrested as quickly as attainable.
Based on the lady’s assertion earlier than an govt Justice of the Peace in Delhi, the police on Tuesday night added the IPC part 307 (try and homicide) and 326A (inflicting grievous harm by use of acid) within the beforehand registered case of dowry, superintendent of police ( SP) Amit Sanghi stated.
Following the incident on June 28, a case was registered at Dabra police station after the lady’s mom alleged that the lady had consumed acid after her in-laws demanded dowry. The girl had married a person from Dabra in April this 12 months, the official stated.
After the lady’s situation deteriorated, she was referred to Delhi for remedy, the place she knowledgeable the Justice of the Peace within the assertion that she was made to drink the acid by her husband and in-laws, he stated.
One of the accused has been arrested, whereas a search has been launched for 2 others, the official added.
Earlier on Tuesday, DCW chief Swati Maliwal knowledgeable in a tweet that she had visited the lady within the hospital in Delhi.
The woman from Gwalior was given acid by her husband as a result of which her organs have been burnt. The FIR was filed underneath smaller provisions and no arrest has been made to date. We are getting the woman handled in Delhi and have additionally acquired her assertion recorded in entrance of SDM. This horrifying photograph is being posted with the hope that @ChouhanShivraj ji will get the criminals arrested, tweeted by Ms Maliwal.
Replying to the tweet, the workplace of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan knowledgeable Swati Maliwal concerning the motion taken by the Gwalior police.
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