Granddaughter of BJP leader killed for dowry

Last Updated: Monday, September 12, 2011 - 14:11

Bareilly: Granddaughter of a BJP leader was
shot dead allegedly by her in-laws for dowry in Aonla area
here, police said today.

According to the police, Anupam, granddaughter of BJP
leader Mithilesh Chauhan, was killed yesterday allegedly by
her in-laws who were "demanding Rs five lakh and a car in
dowry".

Five persons -- father-in-law Prempal Singh, who is also
district president of the RLD, mother-in-law Akhileshwari and
brothers-in-law Pushpenadra, Ankit and Mudit -- have been
booked on murder charges while the husband Jitendra has been
charged with dowry harassment, they said.

Anupam had got married to Jitendra in November last year.
The victim`s father Rajesh Singh has alleged in the FIR
that her father-in-law was demanding Rs five lakh cash for
contesting elections and a car, the police said.

The rifle used in the murder has been seized, they said,
adding that no arrest has been made so far.

PTI



First Published: Monday, September 12, 2011 - 14:11

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