Odisha: Woman Consumes Poison Outside Police Station In Ganjam

Chatrapur: A woman consumed poison in front of Chatrapur Model police station in Odisha’s Ganjam district on Tuesday night allegedly over dowry harassment by her in-laws. The woman has been identified as M Jhili Patra, wife of Muna Patra, of Mahaveer Nagar in Chatrapur.

The woman was allegedly being harassed by her in-laws over dowry. The couple had a love marriage and Muna used to oppose the alleged harassment of his wife by his family members.

On August 2, the couple had filed a complaint at Chatrapur Model police station against Muna’s family. A rapprochement meeting was arranged on the premises of the police station on Tuesday but Jhili consumed poison in front of the police station as no settlement could be reached between the couple and Muna’s family. She was rushed to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital in a critical condition, where she is undergoing treatment.

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