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Woman allegedly beaten to death over dowry in UP

The woman’s husband and mother-in-law were arrested. Her body has been sent for post mortem

india Updated: Aug 12, 2018 17:30 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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The woman was beaten to death allegedly by her in-laws and husband over dowry at a village in Shamli district(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

A woman was beaten to death allegedly by her in-laws and husband over dowry at a village in Shamli district, police said today.

The incident took place last evening at Abdan Nagar village.

Based on a complaint lodged by the woman’s father, a case was registered against her father-in-law, mother-in-law, brother-in-law and husband at the Jhinjhana police station, Circle Officer Rajesh Kumar Tiwari said.

The woman’s husband and mother-in-law were arrested. Her body has been sent for post mortem, he said.

The complainant has alleged that his daughter was being harassed over dowry since her marriage in 2015, the officer said.

First Published: Aug 12, 2018 17:23 IST