Woman burnt to death over dowry

Sep 27, 2012, 15:29 IST | Agencies

A 28-year-old married woman was allegedly burnt to death over dowry by her in-laws at Pithlokar village here, police said today.

Ombiri (28), who belonged to Dhaneda village in neighbouring Shamli district, was married to Kallu two years ago, police said, adding that her family got to know about her death yesterday. 

Woman burnt to death
Woman burnt to death by in-laws for dowry (Representational pic)

In a written complaint they claimed that the woman was set afire for dowry after which her body was pulled out from the funeral pyre and sent for post-mortem.

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