Woman’s body dug up for post-mortem following dowry death complaint in UP

03:17 PM Feb 19, 2022 | PTI |

The body of a woman was exhumed days after it was buried following registration of a case of dowry death in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, a police official said on Saturday.


The body was sent for post-mortem after it was dug up on Friday.

According to the police, the family of the woman, Gulista Begum of Makhiyali village, lodged a complaint that she was beaten to death by her in-laws over their demand for dowry of Rs 2 lakh and a motorcycle.

She was buried on February 14.

Subsequently, a case was registered against six people, including her husband who was also arrested.


The body was dug up and sent for post-mortem and an investigation is underway, the police officer said.

Gulista Begum got married to Mir Hasan in 2015.


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