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Uttar Pradesh: Woman set on fire by in-laws over dowry, severely injured

A Woman Suffered Severe Burn Injuries After She Was Allegedly Set On Fire By Her Husband And In-laws Over Dowry Demands In Imadpur Village, Police Said On Sunday.

PTI | Updated on: 08 Jan 2017, 09:36:32 AM
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A woman suffered severe burn injuries after she was allegedly set on fire by her husband and in-laws over dowry demands in Imadpur village, police said on Sunday.

The victim, Ramsakhi has alleged that her husband Alhilesh Kumar, mother-in-law Sudamdevi and other members of the family set her on fire on January 5. They were demanding a dowry of Rs 1.5 lakh from her for a long time, she alleged.

Ramsakhi was admitted to hospital in Farrukhabad. Police are investigating the matter and no arrest has been made so far. 

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First Published : 08 Jan 2017, 09:27:00 AM