Swathi, a native from Warangal Urban district, was found dead in suspicious circumstances in London. Swathi parents and relatives accused her husband Sripathi Rajesh, a techie in London, and her in-laws Srinivas and Vijaya of murdering her.
Girl parents and relatives made a protest in front of the locked house of Rajesh near Machili Bazaar in Hanamkonda. According to the relatives, Swathi and Rajesh got married on November 4, last year. During at the time of marriage, Rs 35 lakh was given as dowry, they said.
At that time of marriage, Rajesh was working in Singapore. Later he moved to London and the couple shifted there. Rajesh’s parents and his sister were also living along with them.
Swathi’s parents alleged that she was harassed for additional dowry after they moved to London. She used to complain of mental and physical harassment every day. On October 2, she spoke to her parents and said she was unable to live in London and wanted to return to India.
On Wednesday they got information from Swathi’s husband that she had fallen into the sea and was admitted in hospital. Later at night, he informed them that she had died.