Pili hit : A 25 – year – old wom an was allegedly strangled to death by her husband and in laws over dowry Pili hit district . The man and four other members of his family were booked on Sunday morning and are currently absconding .
The victim , Usha Devi , hailed from Asper village and was residing with erhus band Muktesh Kumar and his family in Sus war village since their wedding one and a half years ago . The victim’s father Mohan Lal , in his written com plaint to the police , alleged that her in – laws were demanding dowry of R 2 lakh . ” On April 9 , I received an anonymous phone call informing me that my daughter died .
I rushed to her house and found her body lying on the floor . A nylon cord was placed near the body while her neck bore scars of strangulation , ” he said . Jalalabad police station SHO Ashok Pal said , ” The body was sent for autopsy . The accused were booked under IPC sections 304 B ( committing dowry death ) and 398 A ( subjecting a woman to cruelty by husband or his relatives ) . ” Prateek Dahiya , the CO of Pilibhitsadar circle , inspected the crime scene .