In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly injected with HIV infected blood by her husband and in-laws at Cherukupalli mandal in Guntur district for conceiving a baby girl and failing to get more dowry, India.
The husband and his parents allegedly did the ghastly deed with the help of a compounder who is also their relative.
Though the incident occurred three months ago, it came to light only Wednesday when the victim, Asodi Tirupatamma of Betapudi village in Bapatla mandal, lodged a complaint with the Vedullapally police.
The victim, eight months pregnant, alleged that her husband Mutyala Srinivasa Reddy, father-in-law Venkateswara Reddy and mother-in-law Indravati of Mutyalavaripalem in Cherukupalli mandal had harassed her for additional dowry and injected HIV-infected blood with a syringe with the help of compounder Nagireddy.
Bapatla inspector Y Ramarao told Express a dowry harassment and another case for outraging the modesty of a woman was booked against the husband’s family members for insulting the woman and allegedly driving her out of home.
Another case was also registered for conducting sex determination test.