Newly-married burnt to death in Greater Noida

A newly-married woman was burnt to death allegedly by her in-laws in Jarch area.

Last Updated: May 17, 2013, 22:37 PM IST

Greater Noida: A newly-married woman was burnt to death allegedly by her in-laws in Jarch area here.

Five persons, including her husband, have been booked, police said, adding that they are absconding.

According to the complaint filed by father of the twenty-year-old Renu, she got married to one Dushyant in April last year.

Since her marriage, she was constantly being harassed by her husband and in-laws.

Her father Deshraj alleged that after four months of marriage her in-laws started demanding more dowry.

"Last night, they poured kerosene over her and burnt her to death," Deshraj alleged in the complaint.

The victim`s body was sent for post mortem and a dowry death case has been registered against five persons, a police officer said.

The accused were absconding till late evening today, he said.

PTI