Assam: Woman set ablaze by husband, in-laws in Goalpara after failure to bring dowry

Assam: Woman set ablaze by husband, in-laws in Goalpara after failure to bring dowry

March 24, 2019

In yet another instance of crime against women, it has been reported that a woman was allegedly set ablaze by her husband and her in-laws in Goalpara district of Assam.

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The incident took place after she allegedly failed to bring expected dowry after the marriage. The incident took place in Goalpara district's Krishnai area on Saturday night.

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The woman was shifted to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) for treatment.

The victim's family members have lodged a complaint with the police against the husband and father-in-law who have been identified as Shahjahan Ali and Jamal Ali. The family members of the woman claimed that her in-laws tortured her and demanded dowry.

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