Woman delivers baby girl, then dies by suicide. Find out why

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A heartbreaking case has emerged from Mumbai where a woman who recently gave birth to a baby girl, died by suicide over negligence and torture by her in-laws and husband.

Bishnois tribal woman kissing her newborn daughter, village near Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
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An abetment of suicide case was registered by Thane police against the husband and in-laws of the woman from Mumbra.

The woman hanged herself due to alleged harassment for delivering a baby girl, police said on Sunday. The case was registered few days after the incident.

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The woman hanged herself at her parent's house on July 14 after her in-laws refused to accept her back post her delivery in March this year, a Mumbra police station official said.

According to police officials, no arrest has been made so far.

A case was registered under section 306 of the Indian Penal Code. 

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