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Mangaluru: Man gets 5 years jail term after his wife’s death due to harassment

Mangaluru: Man gets 5 years jail term after his wife’s death due to harassment

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru June 1, 2016: A Man has sentenced to five year jail term on the charges of consistent mental harassment on his wife led to end her life.

jail Convicted has been identified as Praveen Chandra (35) from Mandadigudde in Bantwal. Judge C M Joshi from first additional district court delivered the judgment and sentenced Praveen Chandra to 5 years jail and fine of rupees 25,000. Due to lack of evidence his mother (68) and sister Sunitha (27) were co-accused were released.
Praveen Chandra who had married Chandrika (22) in 2011, it is said that after consistent harassment by Devak and Sunitha, Chandrika decided to stay separate as the couple moved at a rented house in Yekkur but Praveen Chandra abused her badly for disobeying his mother.

Chandrika took extreme step by hanging in her room. A case was filed in Mangaluru Police Station and charge sheet was submitted with 18 witnesses.

The court convicted Praveen Chandra five years of jail term with fine of Rs 25,000 for abetting suicide, mental harassment and physical torture.

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Comments on this Article
Olinda Sequiera, Pune Wed, June-1-2016, 2:08
India has got full freedom to crimes as the person a can escape easily by giving specific reasons and finance.
Mithun raj, Mangaluru Wed, June-1-2016, 1:37
The judgement itself has taken so many years . This is the reason why crimes are increasing. Man and his family has to be hanged in public
Fayaz Ali, Bengaluru Wed, June-1-2016, 1:34
Respect the feelings of woman because she sacrifices her life for the sake of her family. Men should not treat them like slaves. The man and his family has to given stern punishment because they are equally responsible
Henry D’souza, Mani Wed, June-1-2016, 1:22
There is no value for life these days. Just five years of jail for harassment and responsible for life of a woman. This the reason for increasing crimes as there is no fear of law
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