Army personnel booked for abetting wifes suicide
Kolkata: An army personnel has been allegedly accused of abetting his wife to commit suicide. On Tuesday, the deceased’s family members lodged a complaint against the army constable identified as Morri Venkataramana with Baguiati police station. Police informed that Venkataramana is a constable of the Indian Army and posted at the 2 Central Base Post Office (2CBPO). He used to live at the quarter of 2CBPO with his wife Morri Siya Nagajyoti. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeThey were married in 2012. It was alleged that after one year of marriage, Venkataramana started torturing Nagajyoti. Her father Yaggadi Srinivasarao also alleged that Venkataramana’s mother used to torture his daughter for dowry. Though Nagajyoti did not tell her parents about her in-laws’ demand, she kept on facing conflict and as the intensity of torture increased, she could not bear it anymore. On Sunday, she hanged herself from the ceiling of a room in the flat and Nagajyoti’s father was informed over phone by Venkataramana that his daughter had committed suicide. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedHer body was shifted to Command Hospital at Alipore where an autopsy was done. On Tuesday, Srinivasarao lodged a complaint against his son-in-law alleging that he abetted Nagajyoti to commit suicide. Based on the complaint Baguiati police station initiated a case against Venkataramana on charges of domestic violence (498A IPC) and abetment of suicide (306 IPC). The accused has not been arrested yet. Sources maintained that police have informed the concerned unit of army about the case. He will be arrested according to legal procedures.