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Delhi: Woman accuses groom’s family of cancelling marriage for Rs 5 lakh

PTI
Published : Mar 30, 2017, 12:41 pm IST
Updated : Mar 30, 2017, 12:41 pm IST

A case has been registered under the relevant sections of the Dowry Act on the complaint of Ghazala Sheen, said a senior police officer.

Representational image (Photo: File)
 Representational image (Photo: File)

New Delhi: A woman has filed a police complaint alleging that the bridegroom's family demanded Rs 5 lakh and called off the marriage in southeast Delhi's Sangam Vihar area, police said on Wednesday.

A case has been registered under the relevant sections of the Dowry Act on the complaint of Ghazala Sheen, said a senior police officer.

 

She said her marriage had been fixed with Noida-based Rasheed Ahmad Ansari for March 25, he said.

"She said that her family had made arrangements for marriage and fixed venue and purchased everything. A day before the marriage, the bridegroom and his father demanded a dowry of Rs 5 lakh and called off the marriage," he added.

Police will be questioning the bridegroom and his family in connection with the case.

Tags: dowry, police complaint, family booked
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi