Rajasthan Woman’s Body Recovered From Well; Husband, In-Laws Charged

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The woman was harassed for dowry, said police. (Representational)


The husband and in-laws of a 22-year-old woman were on Friday charged for murder after her body was recovered from a well in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan, the police said.

Bhuribai Bairwa was found floating in the well near Jatamadi village under Asnawar police station, SHO Islam Ali said.

A case of murder for dowry was registered against the woman's husband Kailash Bairwa and her in-laws, Mr Ali said, adding that the woman's body was handed over to her family members after the postmortem.

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Ever since she got married four years ago, she was being tortured for dowry by her husband and in-laws, the members of the woman's family alleged in the police complaint, Mr Ali said.

They also claimed that after murdering Bhuribai, her in-laws threw her body into the well, the police officer added.

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