SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police have booked four family members (in-laws) of a woman, Rehana, 35, for “abetting suicide and subjecting her to cruelty”. All the four have been booked under FIR No. 140/2018/under section 498-A and 306 RPC. The arrested include M Lafeef Baba husband of the deceased, Hafeeza Begum mother in-law, Jawaira Bagum, sister in-law and Kulsoom, sister in law.
The family of Rehana had alleged that their daughter, a medical employee and a mother of three kids was burned by her in-laws at Ahemshrief village a few weeks ago. “Rehana was put through years of harassment since she was married 9 years ago.” Police had also constituted the SIT headed by DySp in the murder case. The Forensic Science Laboratory report of the case is still awaited.