Husband, father-in-law arrested for woman’s death over dowry in Noida

- April 3, 2024
| By : Patriot Bureau |

According to the police complaint, the victim's in-laws started pressuring her to get additional dowry and a Toyota Fortuner

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A woman was allegedly beaten to death by her in-laws over dowry demands near Noida, with her husband and father-in-law arrested by the police, officials said.

Karishma, who married Vikas in December 2022, resided in Kheda Chauganpur village under the Ecotech 3 police station area. Her family alleges that her in-laws began pressuring her for additional dowry and a Toyota Fortuner.

“On March 29, we received information that the accused had demanded additional dowry from the complainant’s sister. When the demand was not met, Karishma was tortured and beaten to death,” a police spokesperson said.

Based on the complaint, an FIR was filed at the Ecotech 3 police station under various sections of the IPC and the Dowry Prohibition Act. The accused husband, Vikas Bhati alias Bittu, and his father, Sompal Bhati, were apprehended by the local police on March 31 from a service road in Ecotech 3 area.

Following their arrest, the two were presented in court and remanded in judicial custody. Authorities are actively pursuing other suspects in connection with the case. (With inputs from PTI)