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In-laws booked for raping, torturing woman for dowry in UP

A woman has accused her in laws, including father in-law, of repeatedly raping and physically assaulting her over dowry in Bagwala area.

Published: 19th December 2016 04:12 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th December 2016 04:12 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

ETAH: A woman has accused her in laws, including father in-law, of repeatedly raping and physically assaulting her over dowry in Bagwala area here, police said. 

The woman's husband and brother in-law have also been named in the FIR filed by the victim yesterday, police said, adding no arrest has been made so far.

She has stated in her complaint that her father in-law and brother in-law raped her "on different dates" while the husband assaulted her, they said.

The woman, a resident of village Sungarhi in Kasganj district, also accused her in-laws including brothers in-law of torturing her with electric shocks among others, station in charge Bagwala Kotwali Ganga Prasad Yadav said.

Yadav said the allegations levelled by the woman are "very serious" and police are investigating the matter.

The accused are at large and so far no arrest has been made in the case, he added.



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