“They demanded a fortuner and extra dowry”: Husband and in-laws beat a woman to death in Noida; she was taken into custody

Authorities reported on Tuesday that a lady was beaten to death by her in-laws in the vicinity of Noida due to dowry demands, and that her husband and father-in-law had been taken into custody by local police.

Dead woman lying on the floor under white cloth with focus on hand

After Karishma married Vikas in December 2022, the pair resided in the hamlet of Kheda Chauganpur, which is within the jurisdiction of the Ecotech 3 police station. But as per her brother Deepak’s allegation, Karishma’s in-laws began pressing her to collect more dowry and a Toyota Fortuner.

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

“On the basis of the complaint, a FIR was lodged at the Ecotech 3 police station under IPC sections 498A (cruelty inflicted on married woman), 304B (dowry death), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and under provisions of the Dowry Prohibition Act and investigation taken up,” the spokesman said.

According to the official, on March 31, the local police detained suspected husband Vikas Bhati, also known as Bittu, and his father Sompal Bhati from a service road in the Ecotech 3 region.

The police said that attempts are being made to apprehend further accused parties in the case. The two were subsequently presented before a judge, which remanded them in judicial custody.

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