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Woman beaten, given poison by in-laws over dowry in UP

A 23-year-old pregnant woman's family has alleged that she was killed by her husband and mother-in-law over dowry demand in Rasulpur village in Gunnaur area here, police said today.



Sambhal: A 23-year-old pregnant woman's family has alleged that she was killed by her husband and mother-in-law over dowry demand in Rasulpur village in Gunnaur area here, police said today.

Brijeesh (23) was allegedly beaten and fed some poisonous substance last night by the husband Ved Prakash and his mother Sukhdevi, they said.

An FIR as been lodged against Prakash and Sukhdevi and the woman's body has been sent for postmortem, police said.

The family claimed that Brijeesh's in-laws demanded a car among other things in dowry which could not be fulfilled, police said, adding investigation is underway. 

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