In Pakistan Bride dies after in-laws force her to drink acid for bringing ‘insufficient’ dowry

25-yr-old Takreem Bibi was married on September 4, and her in-laws weren't happy about her dowry, police official Rana Riaz said.

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A Pakistani bride was killed by her in-laws after being forced to drink acid for bringing an 'insufficient' dowry.

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The crime occurred on Monday in the Daska area of Punjab province, police said.

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25-yr-old Takreem Bibi was married on September 4, and her in-laws weren't happy about her dowry, police official Rana Riaz said.

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"She was taken to hospital, where she died due to internal injuries caused by acid consumption," he said.

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The police official told newsmen that the police were still trying to track down Bibi’s husband in connection the crime.

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The killing of women for lack of dowry is common trend in Pakistan.

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