UP: Woman beaten to death over dowry

DN Bureau

A woman was allegedly beaten to death with sticks by her in-laws in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district after their dowry demands were not met.

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Baghpat: A 22-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death with sticks by her in-laws in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district after their dowry demands were not met, police said on Monday.

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According to the deceased's father, Puja got married to Saurav Rana in May last year. Immediately after marriage, her in-laws started demanding Rs 5 lakh in cash and a car, which he could not meet.

The woman died after she was beaten badly with sticks in Doghat area on Saturday night. An FIR has been registered against her husband, father-in-law, brother-in-law and others, the police said.

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Puja's husband has been detained while others are absconding, the police said, adding that an investigation was on. (PTI)

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