Woman killed for dowry in Jaunpur

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 22:12

Jaunpur (UP): A 24-year-old woman was allegedly strangulated to death by her husband and in-laws for dowry here, police said on Wednesday.

The incident took place at Kaddupur Khiri village last night, they said.

The action was taken on a complaint filed by the father of the victim, identified as Sangita, they said.
The husband and in-laws are absconding, police said.

According to a police complaint filed by Sangeeta`s father, his daughter`s husband Mahendra Yadav, brother-in-law Manoj, sister-in-law Sangita and two others killed her for dowry.

Mahendra is posted in Army and returned home around one- and-a-half months back, they said.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 22:12

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