MUZAFFARNAGAR: Two married women were allegedly murdered by their husbands and in-laws for dowry in separate cases in Shamli district, police said today.
In the first case, one Sushila was found hanging from ceiling of her house at Kheri Karmu village in Shamli district yesterday, they said.
According to a complaint lodged by the victim's brother, Sushila who got married to Sanjiv two years ago was killed by her husband and in-laws for not fulfilling dowry demands, police said.
An FIR has been lodged in this connection against the victim's husband, mother-in-law Murti and brother-in-law Mohit who are absconding, they said. In another case, one Khurshida who had married Tahir a year ago, was found dead at her in-laws' house at Masora village in Shamli district yesterday, police said.
In a police complaint lodged by the victim's brother it was alleged the woman was murdered by her in-laws over dowry dispute, they said.
A case has been registered against her husband Tahir, father-in-law Irshad, mother-in-law Sanjida and brother-in-law Javed who are absconding, they said.