Amroha- A regrettable event occurred in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh. Resulting in the loss of a woman’s life. According to reports, her mother-in-law allegedly shot her on Tuesday. The motive behind the shooting is believed to be the woman’s alleged negligence towards domestic chores. The shocking incident occurred when no other family member was present at home.
According to reports. The victim, Komal, was shot in the head while sleeping peacefully. Her mother-in-law reportedly fired the gun. Following the shooting, the accused woman disposed of the pistol by throwing it into a nearby drain and proceeded to create a robbery scene by ransacking their house.
Investigations have revealed that the family had been experiencing frequent disputes related to dowry and worldly possessions. These clashes, often fueled by dowry demands and a quest for societal status, had created a strained environment within the household.
After the unfortunate event. The individuals involved. Including the mother in law father in law. And the husband of the victim. They have been charged under Section 304B of the Indian Penal Code. A provision specifically addressing dowry-related fatalities.
This unfortunate incident is a stark reminder of the persisting social issues surrounding dowry and the need for stricter measures to address them. It highlights the urgent requirement for societal awareness, legal reforms, and support systems to protect individuals from such tragic outcomes and uphold their rights to live free from violence and oppression.