A woman was allegedly burnt alive by her husband and in-laws for not bringing the desired dowry in Nowshera Virkan on Tuesday.

The police said that Madiha, a resident of Pasrur was married off to Amir. However, her husband and mother-in-law Naheed allegedly tortured and set her ablaze for not fulfilling the demand of a new motorcycle in the dowry. She was referred to DHQ Hospital where she breathed her last. The police have registered a case and arrested her husband.