Tribune News Service
Mandi, September 11
Residents staged a protest march at Jogindernagar in Mandi district today and demanded a murder case be registered against the husband of 23-year-old Jyoti of Bhararu panchayat whose body was found hanging in a forest two days ago, almost a month after she went missing. Her parents have alleged a foul play behind her death.
The police have arrested her husband under Section 306 of the IPC for inciting the victim to commit suicide.
Jyoti had been missing since August 8 and her body was found in the forest two days ago. Her family said she had an argument with her husband and later she along with her dog went missing from home. The dog had returned home after five days.
A large number of people held a protest march under the leadership of local Congress leader Jeevan Thakur to seek justice for the victim. The protesters demanded that her husband be booked for murder under Section 302 of the IPC.
DSP, Padhar, Lokinder Negi spoke to the protesters and assured them of a fair probe in the case. He said the police were looking into all aspects.
Jogindernagar residents want man booked for wife’s murder