Newly-wed woman killed over dowry in Muzaffarnagar

Police recovered victim's body with her throat slit from the drain

By: PTI | Muzaffarnagar | Published:November 13, 2016 12:53 pm
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A newly-wed woman was killed by her father-in-law over dowry demand in Sikreda village of the district, police said Sunday. Sarita’s father-in-law was arrested Saturday after some villagers complained that she has been missing since Friday, SHO Prakash Mishra said.

During interrogation, the accused revealed that he killed her and dumped the body in a drain, he said. Police recovered Sarita’s body with her throat slit from the drain and sent it for post mortem, Mishra said.

Sarita was married to Rajkumar in April was harassed by her in-laws and husband over dowry demands. Her other in-laws including the husband are absconding.