Woman killed for dowry in Bihar

A 28-year-old woman was killed allegedly by her husband on dowry demand at Jogibigha in Nawada district of Bihar, police said on Sunday.

PTI| Updated: Dec 07, 2014, 16:01 PM IST

Nawada: A 28-year-old woman was killed allegedly by her husband on dowry demand at Jogibigha in Nawada district of Bihar, police said on Sunday.

Soni Devi (28) was stragulated to death allegedly by her drunk husband for not meeting his demand for a motorcycle as dowry last night, Pakribarama Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ram Pukar Singh said.

Her husband and in-laws are absconding, he said.

Her parents have lodged an FIR accusing five persons of being involved in the killing.