Uttar Pradesh: Woman poisoned to death over dowry

A woman was murdered allegedly by her in-laws over dowry in Kutesra village of the district, police said on Thursday.

Last Updated: Sep 08, 2011, 14:25 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A woman was murdered allegedly
by her in-laws over dowry in Kutesra village of the district,
police said on Thursday.
Khushnuma, wife of Rizwan, was poisoned to death by her
in-laws when her husband was in Saudi Arabia, they said.

An FIR was lodged by the victim`s brother Ayub against
her father-in-law Sharif, mother-in-law Muniba and
brothers-in-law Mehraj and Sartaj, who are all absconding.
In another incident, a 14-year-old Dalit girl Swati,
student of class VIII and daughter of Sushil Kumar, is missing
since September 6 from Nizampur village when she had gone to
her school.

PTI