Newly-wed woman killed for dowry

Ghaziabad: A newly-wed woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws for dowry in Pilakhuwa area of this district, police said today.

The victim`s husband, Pintu, has been arrested who confessed that his wife, Saroj (26), was set afire last night as her parents had failed to give more dowry, the police said.

The arrest was made following a complaint by the victim`s parents, the police said, adding the in-laws are still at large.