Woman poisoned to death by in-laws in Muzaffarnagar

A 28-year-old woman was allegedly murdered by her in-laws for dowry at Buara village under Khatoli Police Station in the district, police said on Monday.

PTI| Updated: Oct 06, 2014, 13:37 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A 28-year-old woman was allegedly murdered by her in-laws for dowry at Buara village under Khatoli Police Station in the district, police said on Monday.

Neha, wife of Zail Singh was poisoned to death yesterday by her in-laws, SHO, Gajender Singh said, adding, police has registered a case against seven persons including Singh on the basis of a complaint filed by the victim's brother.

The body has been sent for post-mortem, he said.

Neha married Singh on February 24, 2012, he said, adding, the husband is working as an engineer in a sugar mill.

Neha's brother Pankaj has alleged in the FIR that the in-laws were demanding Rs five lakh in dowry and she was murdered when she did not concede to their demands.