Woman Killed by Husband, In-laws Over Dowry in UP

Published: 06th August 2015 02:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th August 2015 02:16 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

ETAH: A 25-year-old woman was killed allegedly by her husband and in-laws over dowry in Jawaharnagar village here, police said today.

As per a complaint filed by the woman's mother, her daughter Sajal Kumari was killed late on Tuesday night by her husband and in-laws for their dowry demand, they said. Later, the accused performed her last rites, police said, adding that following which they absconded from the village. Sajal, who hails from Farrukhabad, married Mukesh Kumar four years ago and since then her husband and in-laws used to harass, beat her up and demand a motorcycle, the complaint alleged.

Based on the complaint, an FIR has been registered against Mukesh, in-laws Naresh, Rohitash, Kamlesh, Ganesh and Surendra, they said. The matter is being investigated, they said, adding that no arrest has been made in this connection so far.

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