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WB: Woman burnt to death for giving birth to girls

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012 - 08:34

Baharampur: A young woman was burnt to death, apparently for giving birth to baby girls consecutively, at Khargram in Murshidabad district of West Bengal on Sunday.

Police said 25-year-old Rupali Bibi was set ablaze, allegedly by her in-laws and husband, on Sunday morning.

Her charred body was later recovered from the house. Bibi`s family later lodged a complaint with Khargram police station that she was killed for giving birth to two girls one after another in past and the in-laws had been plotting to eliminate her for quite some time.

The in-laws family was absconding but none of the accused will be spared, Superintendent of Police Humayun Kabir said.


First Published: Monday, March 26, 2012 - 08:34
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