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Newly Married Woman allegedly killed for Scrapped Notes in Dowry

prabhasiniA newly-married woman was allegedly killed by her in laws at Rangipur in Ganjam district as she had brought demonetised old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes in cash as dowry.

The deceased has been identified as Prabhasini who had married Laxmi Nahak of the same village on November 9.

The groom’s family refused to accept the dowry amount of Rs. 1.70 lakh in old notes and had asked the bride’s family to exchange the new notes within a given time.

The deceased’s parents alleged that her in-laws killed Prabhasini as they failed to exchange the demonetised notes.

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