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A 23-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her husband and in-laws for dowry here, the police said today. A case of dowry death has been registered against her husband, father-in-law, mother-in-law and sister-in-law, Brajesh Verma, in-charge at Kasna police station, said. The accused yesterday had allegedly hit his 23-year-old wife on her head with a sharp-edged weapon and fled.
The woman's father-in-law took her to a hospital where she was declared brought dead, Verma said. The father of the woman has alleged that the accused was demanding a car along with Rs 10 lakh as dowry from her, police said. Police have detained some people for questioning, they said, adding the husband of the victim was absconding.
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