Hyderabad: A woman constable working with the Rachkonda cyber crime police was forced to drink floor cleaning acid by her husband and in-laws, the Alwal police said on Wednesday. They were demanding additional dowry from her family, despite taking Rs 3 lakh cash and four tolas gold at the time of her marriage.
Alwal police has registered a case and is searching for the accused.
Constable C. Rajini, 30, a resident of Bhudevinagar in Alwal, works with the Rachakonda cyber crime police station in LB Nagar. She had married one Om Prakash, also of Alwal, on November 23, 2017. Her family had given Rs 3 lakh cash and gold ornaments weighing four tolas as dowry at that time.
“After our marriage, I went to my in-laws’ house. A few months after the marriage, my husband and in-laws started harassing me for additional dowry, Ms Rajini said. “They harassed me physically and mentally, and also suspected my fidelity.”
She said in her complaint to the the police that late in the night on July 9, her in-laws and husband forcibly made her consume a floor cleaning acid with an intent to kill her.
“I managed to escape and got admitted at Rush Hospital in Suchitra circle, Kompally, for treatment,” Ms Rajini said in her complaint.
Alwal inspector V. Srikanth Goud said a case has been registered based on the complaint lodged by Ms Rajini and investigation taken up to nab the accused persons.