Woman burnt alive over dowry in Muzaffarnagar

DN Bureau

A woman was allegedly burnt to death over dowry in Saidham Colony in the city.

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Muzaffarnagar:  A woman was allegedly burnt to death over dowry in Saidham Colony in the city, police said on Friday.

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The incident happened on Thursday evening in Civil Lines police station area here.

The victim Sugna was rushed to a hospital where she was declared brought dead, Station House Officer Sameypal Atri said

A case has been registered against four people including her husband Arun Kumar who was absconding, the SHO said.

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According to a complaint lodged by the victim's family, the woman was burnt to death by her in-laws who were harassing her over dowry since her marriage to Kumar one-and-half-years ago. (PTI)

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