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Dowry death: Woman succumbs to burn injuries

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Sirsa, May 16 (PTI) In an apparent dowry death case, a 20-year-old woman succumbed to burn injuries here after her husband and in-laws allegedly set her ablaze, police said here today. Anita was hospitalized late May 14 with about 97 per cent burn injuries and died last night, they said Before dying, in a declaration before a magistrate, Anita had stated that she was being mentally and physically tortured by her husband Mahinder, a resident of Bhavdin village here, and in-laws since her marriage in 2009, for more dowry. On May 14, her father-in-law Sham Lal had doused her with kerosene and her husband set her ablaze, they said, adding, the accused are absconding.

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