In-laws burn newlywed woman with boiling oil

In-laws burn newlywed woman with boiling oil

A newlywed Indian woman was reportedly tortured by her in-laws for not bringing a dowry with her to their home, her hands forcibly burned by dipping them in boiling oil. The woman has been admitted to a hospital in Beed, a small town in the western state of Maharashtra, the Press Trust of India news agency reports.

“They beat me for not bringing 10,000 rupees [$150] from my parents,” she told reporters in the hospital. “My husband forcibly put one hand in boiling oil and my sisters-in-law poured boiling oil on my other hand.” Read more


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