Wife Burnt To Death For Dowry

August 05, 2011, New Delhi

Nafis Khan, in his early twenties, burned to death his 18-year-old wife in October 2009 since she had not paid him the promised dowry of Rs. 20,000.  Equating a dowry-related bride-burning case with terrorism, District Judge Sunita Gupta on Thursday jailed the husband for ten years.  Read the report.

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