Woman burnt to death in Greater Noida

August 9th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS  

Greater Noida, Aug 8 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman was allegedly burnt to death for dowry by her husband and in-laws in Shadipur Chidauli area of Greater Noida, police said Sunday.
Reshma, the wife of contract worker Israr, was found with serious burns in her husband’s house in Shadipur Saturday, Badalpur police said.

“We received an information around 2.30 p.m. When we rushed to the house, we found her with burns. There was a kerosene can kept beside her body,” Badalpur Station House Officer Amit Kumar said.

“No family member was present inside the house,” he said.

“Reshma, originally a resident of Yasingarhi in Ghaziabad, married Israr two and half years back,” Amit Kumar said.

“The woman’s father Abdul Hamid claimed that her husband and in-laws were harassing her for dowry ever since her marriage,” he said.

“On Abdul’s complaint we have registered a dowry death case against Israr, his brother Irfan, mother Khatoon, and sisters Chitara and Salma,” he said.

“All the accused are at large. We are making efforts to arrest them,” Amit said.

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