Man hangs wife from ceiling, tortures her, make video for dowry demands

Still image from the video of man beating wife for dowry
Still image from the video of man beating wife for dowry

Shahjahanpur : A video on dowry has gone viral on social media. A man tied his wife to the ceiling fan and brutally beat her with belt. He even made video of the entire incident and sent the video to his brother-in-law threatening that he will continue to torture her if his dowry demands are fulfilled.

This shocking incident is from Shahjahanpur district in Uttar Pradesh. Report says that the husband wanted her to ask for Rs. 50,000 from her parents. When she refused follow his words, he tortured and beat her till she fell unconscious.

Talking to ANI, the woman said that her husband beat her with belt and when she fell unconscious he tied her hands to the ceiling using her dupatta (scarf)

"He thrashed me brutally for 3-4 hours after which I fell unconscious. When I re-gained my consciousness, both my hands were tied to the ceiling," said the woman.

The woman further said, "I am not educated and that's why I am in this condition. My life is destroyed."

For now, the case has been registered under appropriate sections of Dowry Prohibition Act against the victim's husband and four other people of his family. Investigation is in process and no arrest has been made so far.

Hearing about the police complaint, the accused husband and his family members escaped from the area. After seeing the video, Sumit Shukla, Circle Officer of Shahjahanpur said, "We saw the viral video in which a man is mercilessly beating his wife. A case has been registered and efforts are on to arrest the accused."