Honour Killing

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Pakistani family slaughtered in honor killing

Leaving one’s husband is perceived as a crime and a woman can be killed to restore family’s reputation.


24-yr-old killed for ‘honour’

The girl’s family did not approve of the relationship as the boy was of Ramgarhia community and girl a Jat Sikh

Parents show no remorse over killing Bhawna, say police

Police said the parents claimed to have pampered her as she was their only daughter.

Teachers, classmates at Venkateswara in shock

Her classmates corroborated this and said they found out about Bhawna’s death only from the news.


‘Father held Bhawna by the feet, mother choked her to death’

They arranged a heap of cow dung cakes and made a pyre. They did not wait for anyone for her cremation.


Girl defied her parents to marry boyfriend from a different caste; killed 4 days later

Dwarka woman’s parents arrested in apparent honour killing, man’s family say she may be alive.


Girl killed allegedly by parents week after inter-caste marriage

The deceased was taken to Rajasthan, where they burnt it at their ancestral village, said the DCP.


Honour killing: Death penalty to two including father of girl

In the autopsy report, it was established that deceased was first given poisonous substance and then strangulated to death.


Teen boy beaten to death, honour killing suspected

Marks on the girl’s neck indicate that an attempt was also made to hang her.

Teenaged boy beaten to death in UP, honour killing suspected

The father alleged, “After they found their daughter with my son, they beat him with iron rods and hanged him in the name of family honour.”

At Haryana centre, 75 in-country, 36 inter-country adoptions in 4 years

Interestingly, it is the girl child which is preferred. As many as 45 girls have been adopted in the last four years, against 30 boys in in-country adoptions


Father, uncle get death for murder of 15-year-old

The SHO said Tahira’s minor brother had visited Khangesra almost a month before Shaukin lodged the missing report with the police.

Youngsters’ immature decisions behind rise in rape cases: HC

The court advised that parents should act “in a sensible and mature manner with due patience to resolve issues arising from relationships of their children


Another girl found hanging from tree, family cries rape

While the police suspect it to be a case of honour killing, the woman’s family alleged gangrape and murder by men from the Scheduled Caste Jatav community.


Pakistani woman survives ‘honour killing’ after being shot, thrown in a canal

The woman’s family shot her twice and threw her in the canal after putting her in a sack, presuming that she was dead.