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20-year-old Neelam #Burnt to Death for #Dowry in UP

September 11, 2015

Mirzapur, UP, Sept 7, 2015

20-year-old woman died of severe burn injuries and her husband and in-laws booked for allegedly setting her afire over dowry demands in Jasohar Pahari area here, police said.

The victim, identified as Neelam, was last night brought to the district hospital with more than 90 per cent of her body burnt. She later succumbed to the injuries during treatment, Inspector Shafiq Ahmed said.

Neelam’s family has said that ever since her marriage to Munna Singh two years ago, she was being harassed for dowry by her husband and the in-law

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