Victim of Domestic Violence, Woman Battling For Life In Kupwara

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KUPWARA, May 9: A woman suffered a severe hand injury and is undergoing treatment at a hospital after she was allegedly beaten up by her husband and in-laws in north Kashmir’s Kupwara village on Tuesday.

Sources told that a woman (name withheld) was beaten ruthlessly by her husband and in-laws over some family issues at Teliwanipora Lalpora Kupwara.
“She suffered a critical hand injury and is now undergoing surgery at a local hospital in the district,” sources close to the family told .

Sources further added that this is not the first time she has been a victim of domestic violence by her in-laws; she has been harassed many times by her husband and in-laws ever since their marriage.

“Today they tried to kill her, for want of dowry. They have always harassed her trying to take away jwellery from her on one or the other reasons,” sources added.

Talking to local english daily Kashmir Despatch, Senior Superintendent of Police Kupwara Youghal Manhas said cognizance has already been taken into this case and the accused has been arrested.

SHO Lalpora Nisar Ahmad said that a case has been registered under relevant sections of law and the accused has been arrested. He said the police have initiated a further investigation into this case. The officer further stated that he had also visited the victim and listened to her version, and assured that, as per law, strict action would be taken against the accused family. (KD)

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( With inputs from : roshankashmir.net )

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