A 32-year-old woman Komal, was found hanging from the ceiling at her in-law's house at a village in Muzzafarnagar, UP on 9 August.
She was allegedly killed by her husband and in-laws for dowry at Mohammadpur village here, police said on 10 August. The incident happened at Mohammadpur village in Bhorakala.
Mohit, victim's brother, however, complained that Komal's husband Sachin, a constable in Delhi police, father-in-law Sompal, mother-in-law Rajkumari and sister-in-law Guddi had been demanding Rs 5 lakhs in dowry from his sister.
Mohit has alleged that the accused killed Komal after their demands were not met, police said.
On the basis of his complaint, a case has been registered against the accused who are absconding, Sharma said.
The body has been sent for postmortem and an investigation is underway in the matter, the SHO added.