Police seize half-burnt body of woman from pyre in Muzaffarnagar

Husband and in-laws were trying to cremate woman without reporting the death to police

By: PTI | Muzaffarnagar | Updated: October 21, 2016 2:34 pm
ranchi, ranchi suicide, kokar, ranchi family suicide, ranchi news, army doctor, army doctor family, jharkhand Representational Image

Half-burnt body of a 37-year-old woman was taken off from a burning pyre by police when her in-laws were performing her last rites following her mysterious death in Ukawli village here.

The body of Sonia was taken into custody by police last evening allegedly after she committed suicide by hanging from ceiling at her house, SHO of Budhana police station, D K Tyagi said. Her husband Deni and in-laws were trying to cremate her without reporting the death to police, he said, adding that a probe has been launched into the death. Police are suspecting it to be a case of dowry harassment.