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Husband and in-laws murder woman for dowry

News Agencies | Updated on: 10 August 2015, 12:52 IST

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.


First published: 10 August 2015, 12:52 IST