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Woman killed over dowry by husband and in-laws


Etah (UP): A married woman was allegedly killed by her husband and in-laws for dowry in Hinaula village in Awagarh area here, police said today.

Geeta (28), who got married to Gaurishankar last year, died yesterday under mysterious circumstance and the matter came to light when her in-laws wanted to cremate her body, police said.

The police reached the spot and stopped her husband and in-laws from cremating her body and sent it for post mortem, they said.

An FIR in this regard was registered by victim’s brother Pravendra against Gaurishankar and his family members, who are absconding, said police.

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