Woman set on fire by in-laws over dowry

A woman was set on fire in front of her eight-year-old sister allegedly by her in-laws over dowry in Sadar police area, a senior officer said here on Tuesday.

Updated: Feb 01, 2011, 15:47 PM IST

Unnao (UP): A woman was set on fire in
front of her eight-year-old sister allegedly by her in-laws
over dowry in Sadar police area, a senior officer said here
on Tuesday.
Seema (20), who got married last year, was allegedly
set ablaze by her in-laws in front of her eight-year-old
sister Laxmi, Deputy Superintendent of Police Brijesh Mishra
said, adding Seema was admitted to the district hospital in a
serious condition where she died yesterday.

The victim`s father Rajkumar has alleged that Seema`s
in-laws were harassing her over dowry.

A case has been lodged against Kailash, her husband,
his mother Kalawati and brother Ram Babu in this connection,
he said.
PTI