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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Woman burnt to death by husband, in-laws for dowry, allege kin

An FIR has been registered against the husband and three others.

india Updated: Apr 29, 2018 19:31 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
(AFP/Representative Photo)

A newly married woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws for dowry in Raipur village in Gyanpur area in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Khusbhu (22) was allegedly set afire by her husband Awadhesh to whom she got married earlier year as his demand for a motorcycle was not met by her father, the victim’s family members alleged.

The villagers rushed her to a hospital where she died during treatment, the police said.

On complaint of the victim’s father, an FIR has been registered against Awadhesh and three others, they said, adding investigation into the matter is underway.