Sat, Dec 06, 2014, 12:59 PM
A bride in Atmakur of Warangal District has committed suicide 10 days ahead of her marriage. The reason was suspected to be dowry harassment. Shravan Kumar (M.Phar) of Mainampalli is set to marry Roja Rani and their families have agreed to a dowry of Rs. 20 lakh of which Rs 12 lakh was given in cash and some gold. But, the bridegroom had reportedly threatened to cancel the marriage if the rest of the dowry is not paid on marriage day itself. Unable to face the threat, the bride set herself afire by pouring kerosene. She later succumbed to the burn injuries. As per Roja Rani's suicide note, a complaint has been registered in Police Station.