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Woman set on fire over dowry demands, severely injured
Sunday October 23, 2016 9:56 PM, PTI

Faridabad: A woman suffered severe burn injuries after she was allegedly set on fire by her husband and in-laws over dowry demands in Heerapur village here, police said on Sunday.

The victim, Jyoti, has alleged that her husband Jai Prakash, mother-in-law Hemlata and father-in-law Suraj Prakash set her on fire yesterday morning for not giving a dowry of Rs 1 lakh, they added.

She was admitted to a hospital where her condition was stated to be critical, police said.

The victim said her husband and mother-in-law caught hold of her while her father-in-law poured kerosene and set her on fire, police added.

The accused have been booked under relevant sections of the IPC and a probe has been initiated against them, police added.

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