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Complaint Lodged against Family for Keeping Woman Hostage


Province 1, Udayapur, Triyuga

Udaypur,Mahila laai bandhak banayera rakheko aropma ujuri. Udayapur/ May 13 Ruby Gupta, 25, of Triyuga Municipality-11 has lodged a complaint at police office on May 11 accusing her in-laws, husband and other members of the family of keeping her hostage and inflicting mental and physical torture for not bringing enough dowries. She stated in her complaint that her husband Manoj, 30, his brother Ganesh, 25, father in-law Chandeswor Prasad Gupta, 50 and mother in-law Sabitri, 40, thrashed her in many occasions on charge of not bringing enough dowry. She was taken hostage by the accused recently in the vacant house of Hem Khadka at Triyuga Municipality-11, said police. The victims’ family has been living in a rented room nearby the house where she was taken hostage. She was rescued by the police after the neighbor informed the police about the incident hearing her scream, said inspector Babu Ram Pokharel. The police have arrested Ganesh, the brother-in-law of the victim. The other accused are at large and their search is underway, according to the police. The couple was married eight years ago. They have two children. K


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