Dowry Death: Woman poisoned to death by husband, in-laws

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New Delhi:

Dowry scare may return to haunt Uttar Pradesh as a woman was killed allegedly by her husband and in-laws for want of dowry in Firozabad’s Fariha area, police said on Tuesday.

The woman identified as 18-year-old Poonam was poisoned to death on Monday allegedly by her husband and in-laws, police told PTI.

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Following the complaint of the victim’s parents, an FIR has been registered against her husband Biri Singh and four others, police said.

A probe into the matter has been ordered and the body sent for postmortem, the police added.

(with inputs from agencies)

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