CHICAGO: A non-resident Indian has been accused of setting an apartment fire—killing his pregnant daughter, her husband and their young child—because his son-in-law didn’t ask permission for the marriage. Subhash Chander, 57, told police he disliked his son-in-law because he belonged to a lower caste and had married his daughter without his consent. “His son-in-law was beneath him in his opinion,” prosecutors said.
PATIALA: A US-based doctor of Indian origin, Gurpreet Singh, earning Rs 7 lakh per month, was arrested along with his parents for demanding a dowry of Rs 50 lakh just before the marriage ceremony was solemnised, saying that they could not take the bride, also a doctor, with them “just like that”.
MADRAS: An Indian woman, 28 weeks pregnant, was allegedly beaten up by her husband Christy Danius, an Infosys employee in the US , who reportedly threw her out of a moving car. Samlin Jenita, who sustained 80 per cent burns, was rescued by Sardar Inamullhah, a Pakistan-origin pathologist, and sent home.