Jamshedpur : Baghbera police station driver was arrested on Friday for allegedly killing his newly-wed wife for dowry.
The accused, Sandeep Kumar Tiwary (25) was arrested along with his younger brother Dhiraj following protest at the police station by the family members and relatives. The victim was identified as Bharti Tiwary (21).
The victim’s brother Ghanshyam Ojha, who is a resident of Harharguttu, Baghbera lodged an FIR against Sandeep and Dhiraj for killing her sister.
The body of Bharti was found hanging from the ceiling fan at her residence in Baroda Ghat under Baghbera police station area early Friday morning.
The police have recovered the body and sent it to the MGM Medical College mortuary for post-mortem.
At the house where Bharti committed suicide Sandeep and his younger brother Dhiraj would stay along with his wife.
The complainant Ghanshyam has also accused Dhiraj for the dowry death as he was present at home when his sister committed suicide.
Ghanshyam Ojha said his sister was married to Sandeep three months ago. But after a month of the marriage, the accused started demanding more dowry. The accused had also started torturing my sister for not bringing the dowry.