Two arrested for killing woman over dowry in UP

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Ballia (UP), Mar 24 (PTI) Two people were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly killing a woman for dowry in Uttar Pradesh's Revati area, police said.

The body of Rekha (22) was found hanging from the ceiling of her room on Tuesday, said SHO, Revti, Yadvendra Pandey.

An FIR was registered against the victim's husband Bhola Sahni, brother-in-law Sonu and his wife Chunni Devi based on a complaint by Rekha's father Durga Chowdhury, he said.

Sonu and Devi were arrested for harassing and killing Rekha for dowry, the SHO said.