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Husband, 5 in-laws get life term over dowry death in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

A local today awarded life imprisonment to a man and his five members for killing his wife over 10 years ago.

also imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 each on them, holding them guilty under Sections 304B (death), 498A (cruelty by husband or a relative of the husband) of the (IPC) and relevant sections of the Prohibition Act, lawyer said.

Rajni, who got married to Sachin in 2002, was gunned down by him in their house in the district in 2008, when her failed to meet the dowry demand.

She was repeatedly harassed over dowry by Sachin and his members.

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First Published: Sat, January 06 2018. 19:05 IST