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Woman killed over dowry demand

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

A newly married woman was allegedly killed by her in-laws over demand at Pakki village under Pukhta police station in Shamli district, officials said Saturday.

The deceased Sana Khan,28, had married one Ariz Hasan nine months ago. A case has been registered against the husband and five other in-laws, who are absconding, said

According to the police complaint lodged by the deceased's brother Hehad Khan, Sana was being harassed for of Rs 10 lakh.

Reports of Sana's death created tension in the area. Irate villagers blocked the road near Navalti Chowk, demanding action against the accused.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, February 02 2019. 10:25 IST