Four of family arrested for dowry killing in UP's Rajthal village

The father of the deceased in his complaint had stated that his daughter was married to Pappu almost seven years ago, but her in-laws were unhappy and continued to demand dowry from her.

Published: 08th June 2017 02:34 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th June 2017 02:34 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

BADAUN: Four members of a family have been arrested for allegedly killing a woman for dowry.

Superintendent of Police (rural) Surendra Pratap Singh, said the incident took place in Rajthal village of the district late last night. Police have taken the body of the victim, Sarita, into custody.

Those arrested are Pappu (Sarita's husband), Rampal (father-in-law), Maya (mother-in-law) and Kallo (sister-in-law), against whom cases have been registered, police said.

Singh said the cases were registered after a complaint by the father of the deceased woman.

"The father of the deceased in his complaint had stated that his daughter (Sarita) was married to Pappu almost seven years ago. But her in-laws were unhappy and continued to demand dowry from her. He alleged her in-laws killed her last night," the SP (rural) said.

 

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