UP: Woman allegedly killed for dowry, two booked

The family claimed that Brijeesh's in-laws demanded a car among other things in dowry which could not be fulfilled.

By: PTI | Sambhal | Published:October 12, 2016 1:32 pm
UP dowry death, woman killed for dowry, dowry killing, Gunnaur, crime in UP, UP, UP news, India news, latest news, Indian express Police said that Brijeesh (23) was allegedly beaten and fed some poisonous substance last night by the husband Ved Prakash and his mother Sukhdevi. (Source: Google Maps)

A 23-year-old pregnant woman’s family has alleged that she was killed by her husband and mother-in-law over dowry demand in Rasulpur village in Gunnaur area here, police said today.

Brijeesh (23) was allegedly beaten and fed some poisonous substance last night by the husband Ved Prakash and his mother Sukhdevi, they said.

An FIR as been lodged against Prakash and Sukhdevi and the woman’s body has been sent for postmortem, police said.

The family claimed that Brijeesh’s in-laws demanded a car among other things in dowry which could not be fulfilled, police said, adding investigation is underway.

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