Shame on people whose sole aim used to be dowry, do anything for it.
Husband gets seven years RI for trying to kill wife over dowry
Kotdwara (Uttarakhand), Dec 13 (PTI) A local court here has awarded seven years of rigorous imprisonment to a man for trying to kill his wife over dowry.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on the accused Pramod Sharma, a resident of Himachal Pradesh, after finding him guilty for attempt to murder over dowry, prosecution said.
Besides, the court in its order earlier this week also directed Sharma to pay his wife Priyanka Rs 50,000 as compensation, they said.
According to prosecution, soon after the marriage, Pramod used to torture Priyanka for dowry. Fed up with his demands, she started to live with her parents and took admission in a nursing college at Khirshu town.
The incident occurred last year when Pramod came to Khirshu town and asked Priyanka to come back to him. But when Priyanka did not bow to his demands, infuriated Pramod stabbed her repeatedly and later tried to commit suicide.
Hearing Priyanka''s cries, people rushed to her rescue and admitted both of them to a government hospital.