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Two women killed for dowry in Uttar Pradesh

One Radha was shot dead on Wednesday night in Hazratpur area allegedly by her in-laws when she was sleeping, they said.

india Updated: Jun 22, 2006 13:17 IST

In separate incidents, two women were killed allegedly by their in-laws for "not meeting the dowry demands," police said on Thursday in Budaun (UP).

One Radha was shot dead on Wednesday night in Hazratpur area allegedly by her in-laws when she was sleeping, they said.

In another incident, one Santosh was allegedly given poison by her in-laws, when her family members refused to pay a dowry demand of Rs 50,000 at Mahrauli village, police said.

No one was arrested in this connection and bodies were sent for post mortem, they added.