Woman found dead, husband arrested

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New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A newly married woman was found dead at her in-laws’ residence here, police said on Monday. The husband has been arrested.

Iram was found hanging from a ceiling fan on Sunday in Gokulpuri.

“Several wounds were found on Iram’s body. Her family alleged that her husband, Nazim, was having an extra-marital affair, leading to quarrels, after which she was beaten to death,” a police officer said.

Iram and Nazim married five months ago and she was two months pregnant.

“Nazim, who ran a small cosmetic shop, was arrested after the victim’s father alleged foul play. Other family members are at large,” the officer added.

–IANS

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