Woman beaten to death by husband in UP

A 25-year-old woman was beaten to death allegedly by her husband for dowry in Subeha area here, police said today.

PTI| Updated: Aug 24, 2015, 16:57 PM IST

Barabanki (UP): A 25-year-old woman was beaten to death allegedly by her husband for dowry in Subeha area here, police said today.

The woman, identified as Shama, was allegedly beaten to death with an iron rod and brick by her husband Javed in Mehteli Tola locality here last evening, they said.

Rizwana, Shama's mother, complained that her daughter got married to Javed in June this year and since then he has been harassing her for dowry, police said.

The accused has been arrested and the matter is being investigated, they said.