Woman married on May 21st is already doing HUNGER STRIKE in front of Coimbatore (TN) police commissioner's office WITH her parents!! They also have assault complaints on the husband's family!! This is the status of Women's lib in India
Anyone from husband's family planning to visit wife's family for ANY discussions, beware !!
****News from TIMES of India ****
Family protest police inaction in dowry case in Coimbatore
TNN Jun 9, 2013, 12.46AM IST
COIMBATORE: A 21-year-old woman who got married on May 22 and her family sat down in front of city police commissioner's office on Saturday, demanding action against her husband and his family members for dowry harassment. They claimed the husband and his family assaulted them on Friday night and had advised them not approach the police.
T Saudha Beebee, her father Tajuddin, mother Anisha and maternal uncle Hakkim, all from Pillaiyarpuram near Podanur in the city had come to city police commissioner's office on Saturday morning. They suddenly sat down in front of the main entrance gate and sought action against Saudha's husband and his family. But the police pacified them and advised them to approach Podanur police and all women police (East).
Saudha had married Asraf Ali of Devakottai in Sivaganga district on May 22. The groom's famly demanded six sovereigns of gold ornaments and Rs 75,000 as dowry. But the bride's family members had given 4.5 sovereigns of gold ornaments and Rs 75,000. as dowry and told the groom's family members that they would give 1.5 sovereigns of gold ornaments with in two months.
"Initially the groom's family members were accepted. But later they demanded more money as dowry. Then we gave Rs 25,000 to them.
On May 24, Saudha returned home from Devakottai and said she has been harassed for more dowries. We tried to approach the police. for demanding more dowries.
Meanwhile Asraf Ali and his family members came to our house and assaulted us for approaching the police," said Hakkim, maternal uncle of Saudha.
He also added that the police were not ready to take action against them. "Finally we staged a protest in front of the city police commissioner's office," said Hakkim. tnn
Saudha lodged a complaint with all women police (east) at Puliakulam on Saturday evening against her husband and family members for harassing her physically and mentally for more dowries. Meanwhile Podanur police registered a case against Asraf Ali and his family members for assaulting Saudha, her parents and Hakkim. The detailed investigation is on.