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In-laws set woman on fire over dowry demands

A young woman was allegedly set on fire by her in-laws over dowry demands, police said on Monday.The incident took place on Sunday at Jhajjar Road colony here, they said.

chandigarh Updated: Aug 20, 2012 21:42 IST
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A young woman was allegedly set on fire by her in-laws over dowry demands, police said on Monday.

The incident took place on Sunday at Jhajjar Road colony here, they said.

The woman, identified as Usha Devi (27), was admitted to Safdarjung hospital in Delhi, police said.

The victim's father has lodged a case of attempt to murder and dowry harassment against his daughter's husband Krishan Kumar and in-laws.

Usha got married to Krishan in February 2010 and they have a 11-month-old.

First Published: Aug 20, 2012 21:38 IST