Newly married man strangled to death (symbolic picture)
A shocking news has come out from the Kotwali area of Aligarh where a newly married woman was strangled to death by her son-in-law and his family members in a village. After the murder, the newlyweds were cremated by taking them to the crematorium without informing their parents. As soon as this news reached the parents, they hurriedly reached the crematorium.
As soon as the parents of the mother’s side reached there while burning the dead body of the deceased daughter, the accused son-in-law and his family members fled from the spot. The family members took out the body of their deceased daughter from the pyre burning in the cremation ground. After which the police was informed about the entire incident.
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Half-burnt body taken out
On receiving the information, the police reached the spot, took the body taken out of the burning pyre into their custody and sent the dead body for post-mortem. The family members of the newly married daughter accused their son-in-law and his family members of strangulating their daughter to death. The police is busy investigating the killers.
Murder for not paying dowry
Ashok Kumar, a resident of Hathras Junction area, told that the father had married his 22-year-old daughter Shivani with a young man Lokesh, resident of a village in Thana Khair area of Aligarh district, about one and a half years ago. After marriage, Shivani also gave birth to a son. But despite this, the girl’s husband and in-laws demanded dowry. He used to beat the girl every day.
However, the girl’s family again refused to give dowry citing their poor financial condition. It is being said that this is the reason why son-in-law Lokesh and his family members strangled the girl to death as her demand for dowry was not fulfilled even after marriage.
The family members of the deceased have accused their son-in-law and their daughter’s in-laws of killing their daughter due to non-fulfillment of their dowry demands. The police have registered a case against the accused on the basis of the complaint filed by the victim’s family.
(Input- Mohit Gupta/Aligarh)