Woman found hanging; 3 including husband arrested

Muzaffarnagar: A 22-year-old woman was found hanging from the ceiling of her house here with her family claiming it was a case of dowry death, police said on Thursday.

Three people, including her husband, Rashid, were arrested in the case, they said.

According to a complaint lodged by Fozia’s family, she was married to Rashid on March 7, 2019 and soon after she started being harassed for dowry.

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She was found dead on Wednesday in Kakroli village here, police said.

Circle Officer Somendra Kumar Negi said the police registered a case against nine people, including her husband.

The body has been sent for postmortem and an investigation is underway, he said.

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