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Newly-wed woman dies in Odisha, family alleges murder over dowry

19/10/2021 at 12:49 PM

Khordha, Oct 18: A newly married woman was allegedly killed over dowry under Begunia police station limits in Khordha district.

The deceased was identified as Barsa Rani Behera of Bhuasuniyapatna village

According to sources, Barsa got married to one Sasabindu Behera of the village. However, after the wedding, her in-laws started torturing her over dowries. Later, Barsa’s body was found hanging.

Following this, the deceased’s mother lodged a complaint with the local police station alleging that Barsa was killed by her husband and in-laws.

Though the reason for such an incident is yet to be ascertained, it is being suspected that Barsa’s in-laws killed her over dowry. On the basis of the complaint, police recovered the body for post-mortem and detained her husband and in-laws for further investigation.

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