Man beaten to death by wife and in-laws, body dumped in drain

Man beaten to death by wife and in-laws, body dumped in drain

Muzaffarnagar: A 31-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death by his wife and in-laws over a family dispute in neighbouring Shamli district and his body was dumped in a drain, police said.

Harish was killed on Wednesday in Khedi Karmu village under Kotwali police station area in the district, Station House Officer (SHO) Subhash Rathore said.

A case of murder has been registered against four persons and the victim's wife Shivani, along with a relative Shivam, was arrested, the SHO said.

According to a complaint lodged by the deceased's mother, Harish had gone to his in-laws' house in the village to attend a wedding where he was killed by the four accused after a confrontation over a family dispute.

The accused later dumped his body in a drain, it said

The complainant has named Shivani, her brother Mohit, her mother Anju and a relative Shivam as the four accused.

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