19/09/2017 8:23 AM IST | Updated 19/09/2017 8:44 AM IST

Hyderabad Woman Burnt Alive Allegedly By Husband For Not Clearing Medical Entrance Exam

The deceased's parents said the accused was also harassing their daughter for dowry.

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HYDERABAD -- In a shocking case, a husband in Telangana's Hyderabad allegedly burned his wife alive for not securing a seat in the medical entrance.

"The deceased girl, Harika's parents had filed a FIR at the LB Nagar police station stating that their son-in-law Rishi Kumar had allegedly burnt their daughter alive for not securing a seat in the medical entrance and he was also continuously harassing her for the additional dowry", the inspector at LB Nagar police station said.

The body has been sent for the autopsy and a case has been registered under sections 304(B) and 302 of the IPC.

The investigation is on and further details are awaited.

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