Married woman found dead, family alleges she was killed for dowry in UP

Feb 15, 2018, 11:42 IST | PTI

A married woman was found dead in her house, with her family alleging that she was strangulated to death by her mother-in-law and husband over dowry

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Muzaffarnagar: A married woman was found dead in her house here, with her family alleging that she was strangulated to death by her mother-in-law and husband over dowry, police said today.

Sarika was found hanging in her house yesterday, they said. According to a complaint by her brother, Sarika, who had married Ankur Jain in 2014, was being harassed for dowry.

When she failed to fulfil her in-laws' demands, she was strangulated to death, police said. A case was registered against her husband and her mother-in-law, Rekha Jain, they said, adding that Ankur Jain was arrested. The body was sent for post-mortem, they added.

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