Muzaffarnagar, Jan 07 (Agencies): A woman was allegedly burnt alive by her husband and in-laws over dowry at Janipur village here in the district, police said.

Shushma, who was married a year back, was burnt by her husband Pankaj and her in-laws on Thursday. She was later rushed to a hospital where she was declared dead.

A complaint was filed by the victim's mother Ram Dayee alleging that her son-in-law Pankaj and his family members had been demanding dowry.

The body of the victim has been sent for postmortem, police said.