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Pregnant married woman killed over dowry by in-laws

Press Trust of India  |  Sambhal (UP) 

A pregnant married woman was allegedly killed by her in-laws over dowry in Hayat Nagar area here, police said today.

Roopwati's (25) in-laws allegedly sprinkled kerosene oil on her and set her ablaze yesterday as her family members could not meet their dowry demands, they said.

She was rushed to a hospital in serious condition where the victim died during treatment.

On a complaint by victim's father Veerpal, an FIR has been registered against her husband Munesh, Father-in-law Bhure, mother-in-law Katori Devi and sister-in-law Urmila, they said.

None of the accused could be arrested so far.

First Published: Fri, August 30 2013. 11:25 IST