Girl, 23, burnt to death for dowry; 2 days later distraught father breaks down, begs for the body
| Saturday | 16th March, 2019
Bijnor: A 52-year-old man broke down and begged in front of Bijnor district magistrate (DM) office on Friday evening for the custody of his daughter’s body lying in mortuary for the last two days.
But, the doctors claimed that police have not submitted required papers.Lal Singh’s 23-year-old daughter, Monica, was burnt to death allegedly by her husband and in-laws for not able to fulfil their dowry demand.
According to officials, the girl’s body was not handed over to the family as police was waiting for the doctors to conduct post-mortem examination on it.
When we rushed to the house, we found that she was burnt to death.
But, later, I got a call from her in-laws that she was no more.
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