Chandauli (UP): An elderly woman was allegedly killed by her daughter-in-law and two other persons at Chakia area, the police said in Chandauli.

Ashrafi Devi (60) was assaulted with a stick and was later killed by her daughter-in-law Neetu (25), her father Kharpattu Yadav and his friend Ramesh Yadav while she was sleeping inside her house in Tala village on Thursday, they said.

Police said that Neetu husband had died four years ago and she was having an illicit affair with her brother-in- law.

As Ashrafi was objecting to their relationship, Neetu planned to kill her, they said.

Police said that an FIR had been lodged and all the accused have been arrested.

(Agencies)       

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