In a tragic incident, a UP woman allegedly took her own life by shooting herself with a country-made gun at her residence.
The incident took place in Vidyapuram Colony in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra Friday morning.
She leaves a three-page note, urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “ensure the safety of women in their houses.”
A mother-of-two, the women is identified as Mona Dwivedi (30).
As per reports, Dwivedi locked herself inside her room and shot herself in the chest with the country-made weapon around 10 am on Friday.
Hearing gunfire noise, other female members in the house rushed to Mona’s room. They entered the room after breaking open the door and found Mona lying in a pool of blood.
She was rushed to a hospital, where medics pronounced her “brought dead".
In the note adress to Modi she blamed her brothers-in-law -- Pankaj and Anuj -- for pushing her to kill herself.
The letter reads “Ambuj and Pankaj, who are connected with the ruling party, beat me up as I belong to a poor family. My mother died in my childhood and my father is an alcoholic. They threatened to kill me if I narrated my plight to anyone.”
She got married when she was 16 years old. Her in-laws repeatedly tortured her, but she could not take any action against them because she feared that her husband would abandon her.
Police said initial inquires revealed that the woman died by suicide. There was some family dispute and her brothers-in-law used to make sarcastic remarks.