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20-Year-Old Bride Dies Due To Poisoning, Family Alleges Dowry Killing

**Soro:** A 20-year-old woman died under suspicious circumstances in her in-laws house at Bahanaga village under Soro police limits today.

The woman, Damayanti Jena was brought to the Soro community health centre by her in-laws and husband, and was diagnosed with poisoning. Jena succumbed a few hours later, however her in-laws abandoned her and fled.

The hospital authorities informed the local police which traced Jena’s parents living at Ambagadia village under Oupada police limits.

Jena was married six months back to Dayanidhi Jena. Her family alleged that Jena was being metally harassed for dowry demands. “She was killed by her in-laws,” her family members said.

Oupada police have registered a case in this connection and launched a search to nab her husband who is on the run.

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