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Woman killed for dowry in UP's Muzaffarnagar

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

A 21-year-old woman was allegedly strangled to death by her in-laws over dowry in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said Thursday.

The woman was found dead at the house of her in-laws in Tisang village under Jansath Police Station on Wednesday, Circle Officer (CO) SN Negi said.

A complaint was lodged against seven people and four of them were arrested the same day, the CO said.

The four arrested are the husband of the woman, Sachin, father-in-law Tejpal, mother-in-law Kaushal and brother-in-law Vipun, the CO said.

The body was handed over to her family after post-mortem, he said.

A case has been registered under the Dowry Prohibition Act and efforts are on to nab the other accused, Negi said.

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First Published: Thu, July 11 2019. 13:25 IST