Woman burnt alive for dowry

Nawada (Bihar): A young woman was burnt alive allegedly by her in-laws for dowry at Bari Gulni in Nawada district, police said today.

It is suspected that kerosene was poured on Hema Devi (22) before she was set ablaze by her in-laws on Monday night for her father`s inability to meet their dowry demand. An FIR was lodged against eight family members including her husband, police said.