IMPHAL, March 1 MNS NNN : A young housewife allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself inside her house at Tera Lukram Leirak in Imphal West district in Manipur yesterday.
Meisnam Ningol Ashalata, wife of Arambam Kabikanta, was found hanging inside her room around 2:30 pm. She married Kabikanta three months back, her mother said. It is said that she was only 14.
Kabikanta found her hanging from an iron bar over the ceiling of the room using a noose.
Reports said Ashalata went to her parental home at Tera Loukham Leirak in Sagolband to attend a ritual feasting offered in the name of her grandmother before she returned to the husband’s home around 2 pm and took the extreme step the same day. At around 2:30 pm, she was mysteriously found hanging inside her room.
The husband’s family reportedly informed victim’s parents about the incident at around 3 pm.
Her father has lodged a complaint with the Lamphel Police Station, claiming false play over the death.
Meanwhile, a Joint Action Committee (JAC) has been formed to seek justice for the death of Ashalata. The JAC has also submitted a representation to the Chief Minister urging him to take necessary action to determine the exact circumstances that led to his daughter’s death.
Reports were also saying that a large number of irate residents from her locality stormed her husband’s house Friday afternoon. They tried to dismantle the house but timely intervention by the local residents there and the police thwarted it.
The husband has been pulled up by the Lamphel Police.
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