Woman killed in alleged dowry case

Friday, May 20, 2016,12:39 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Etah | A woman was killed allegedly by her husband and in-laws over dowry demand in Ananadpur village in Awagarh Kotwali here, police said today. The incident happened yesterday when Sapna’s husband Subhash Chandra, his father Diwari Lal, mother Pooran Devi allegedly set her ablaze, according to a complaint filed by the victim’s father Om Prakash.

Om Prakash, from Sandalapur village in Firozabad district, said Sapna was married to Subhash four years ago. He alleged that Sapna was tortured and harassed by her husband and in-laws for dowry.

Besides the victim’s husband and in-laws, one more person has been made accused in the case. AwagarhKotwali station officer Digvijay Singh said the police are investigating the matter.