PATNA: This is a sad commentary on Bihar government’s ongoing campaign against dowry.
In a latest incident, a newly-wed woman was killed by her in-laws as her parents had given Rs10,000 less than what was promised as dowry.
The incident took place in Nardignaj area of Nawada district.
As per reports, in-laws had been constantly torturing Soni Devi since she was married in February last year.
Her parents had given cash, bike and other valuables to the groom as per their capacity but failed to pay the remaining Rs10,000 which they promised as dowry.
On Sunday, she was badly beaten up by her in-laws after which she was rushed to a local hospital in Rajgir but finding her condition critical she was referred to Patna. However, she succumbed to her injuries midway.