Woman killed by in-laws over dowry in city


Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a young woman has been allegedly killed over dowry at Aiginia under the Khandagiri police station here on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as Liza Moharana. Her family members alleged that her in-laws murdered her as their dowry demand of Rs 10,000 was not fulfilled.

Though earlier she had been tortured repeatedly by the in-laws and husband for dowry, she was tortured severely on Wednesday after Rs 1,600 was found missing from the house after which she was admitted to the AIIMS, said her family members.

While undergoing treatment at the hospital, she was declared dead by doctors.

Family members of Liza lodged a complaint with the Khandagiri police alleging that as injury marks were found on the woman’s dead body confirming that she was tortured severely.

Meanwhile, Khandagiri police have arrested the victim’s father-in-law, mother-in-law and her husband.


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