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UP: Man, parents get 10 years in jail for killing wife over dowry dispute

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

A local court has sent a man and his parents to jail for 10 years for killing his wife over dowry dispute.

Also a fine of Rs 35,000 was imposed on each of the convicts -- Nikhil, his father Madanlal and mother Vimlesh.

According to the prosecution, Sikha was strangled to death by her in-laws over dowry dispute at Gyanamajra village in Shamli district in 2016. She was married to Nikhil in 2013.

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First Published: Sat, February 15 2020. 11:54 IST