Man held for killing wife

Police arrested Prakash Biswal of Icchapur village for killing his wife over dowry on Thursday. Sources said Prakash had married Rangalata of Chandol village in 2015.

Published: 21st July 2017 03:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st July 2017 09:01 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

JAGATSINGHPUR: Police arrested Prakash Biswal of Icchapur village for killing his wife over dowry on Thursday. Sources said Prakash had married Rangalata of Chandol village in 2015. Though Rangalata’s family had given `2 lakh in cash, gold ornaments and other assets as demanded by her in-laws during the marriage, Prakash demanded `50,000 more to open a shop.

When Rangalata expressed her inability to meet the demand, she was physically and mentally tortured by her in-laws.On Monday, Rangalata’s in-laws beat her up mercilessly. She was undergoing treatment at the DHH. She later died. On receiving the news, family members of Rangalata rushed to the spot and accused Prakash and his brother Suresh of murdering her over dowry. They tied up the brothers before police rescued the duo from their clutches. Basing on the complaint lodged by Rangalata’s brother Sadashib, police arrested Prakash. 

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