Belagavi | Harrassed for giving birth to a girl child, woman ends life


Published: 16/01/2019



A Twenty-six-year-old woman hanged herself to a ceiling fan late on Monday night. She was allegedly fed up by the torture of her husband’s family for giving birth to a girl child.

Akshata Vidyadhar Kakatikar, a resident of Om Nagar, Khasbag is the deceased. Her father Vinayak Sonar has registered a complaint in Shahapur police station alleging that Akshata was constantly tortured by her husband’s family members after she gave birth to a girl child a year ago. 

Akshata was from Nandigatti village in Halyal taluk of Uttar Kannada district. She had married Belagavi-based Vinayak Kakatikar two years ago. The complaint has been registered against Akshata’s husband, father-in-law and mother-in-law.