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In a district court hearing the case of burning of wife for non-fulfillment of demand for additional dowry, the guilty husband has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment. A fine of Rs 13,000 has also been imposed on the guilty.
ADGC Virendra Kumar Nagar said that Naushad, a resident of village Sanauta, Thana Falavada of Meerut district, had filed a case on July 21, 2017 at Kakrauli police station. Naushad told that his sister Gulista had had five years ago with Javed son Suleman, resident of Tevada village of Thana Kakrauli area. It was alleged that after marriage, Javed and his family used to harass Gulista for not bringing a car and five lakh rupees in additional dowry. Told that on July 21, in the afternoon, Gulista had called her and told that her husband and other in-laws were taunting her for not fulfilling the demand for additional dowry and not producing children. Told that after listening to the phone, they went to Tevada and met Gulista, and explained to her in-laws. Told that Gulista’s husband Javed and others had assured him. After which they had returned. But on the same day he got a call from village Tevada that Gulista was set on fire by spraying kerosene. Told that they had reached the village and brought Gulista to the district hospital with severe burns. After which Gulista was referred to Higher Center Meerut in critical condition. On the way, Gulista had accused five others, including husband Javed, of setting the fire by sprinkling oil. After which Gulista fainted. Told that in Medical College Meerut, Gulista was declared dead by the doctors. ADGC Virendra Nagar told that Naushad had filed a case against Gulista’s husband Javed, Ahsan, Gakulshana, Nazreen, Noorjahan etc. at Kakrauli police station. Told that in the investigation, the police had given a clean chit to the rest of the accused except Javed. He told that the trial of the case was done by Judge Sumit Panwar of Fast Track Court No. ADGC Virendra Kumar Nagar said that after hearing the arguments of both the sides, the court convicted Javed in the case of burning Gulista’s murder due to non-fulfillment of dowry demand. Told that the court sentenced him to eight years imprisonment for dowry death and imposed a fine of Rs 13,000 on him.