The Chairperson of Kerala State Women’s Commission P Sathidevi on Tuesday called the death of 21-year-old law student from Ernakulam a “terrible event”. She also directed the police to look into the matter.
Sathidevi said, “It is a terrible event. We will enquire whether she had an unjust experience at the police station. We directed the Deputy Superintendent of Police to look into the matter. Necessary steps will be taken after receiving the investigation report. The complaint received by the commission from her against her husband and his family was registered on November 17.”
She added that Commission had earlier lodged a complaint from the Rural SP alleging domestic violence and sought a report from the police in detail.
Kerala Law Student Suicide Case:
The 21-year-old woman was married. She was found in Aluva in Ernakulam district after she had filed a domestic violence complaint with the police and the National and State Women Commission against her husband and his family members. She had alleged them of dowry harassment, as per the police.
The woman has been identified as Moufiya Parween who was an LLB student. She was found hanging in her room at her house on November 23. The police had also recovered a suicide note in which the woman had alleged that the Circle Inspector neglected her complaint against her husband and in-laws and also behaved badly with her. She was enrolled in a private college in Thodupuzha at Idukki district.
According to the Aluva Rural Superintendent of Police, K Kathick, the post-mortem of the woman’s body has been completed and the police will take action accordingly as per the investigation report.
“A case has been registered in connection with the death. Steps are being taken to alter the sections in the case. The Aluva Deputy SP has been directed to investigate the case. A post-mortem has been completed. The investigation is ongoing. Action will be taken as per the investigation report of the Deputy SP. The girl had lodged a complaint with the National Commission for Women on October 10. We received the complaint on November 11. What is said in the suicide note is unfortunate. The Deputy SP has been asked to look into this. I will respond to the allegations after receiving the investigation report,” Karthick said
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