Man gets 3 years RI for inciting wife to commit suicide

Erode Mahila Court on Friday sentenced a husband to three years imprisonment for inciting wife to commit suicide.

Kanagaraj (40) of Veerappanchathram married Nisha, daughter of Perumal of Cholan Road, Erode on March 6, 2011.

The couple has a baby girl. Kanagaraj allegedly harassed Nisha by asking dowry within a few months of getting married.

Meanwhile, Nisha committed suicide by hanging herself on Nov 4, 2012 when she was alone at home.

Veerappachathram police registered a case against Kanagaraj and Erode Mahila Court Judge Malathi sentenced him to 3 years imprisonment for inciting his wife to commit suicide and ordered him to pay Rs 2 lakh as compensation.

Public prosecutor Sumathi appeared in the case.

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