In the autopsy report, it was established that deceased was first given poisonous substance and then strangulated to death.
Marks on the girl’s neck indicate that an attempt was also made to hang her.
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.”
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
The SHO said Tahira’s minor brother had visited Khangesra almost a month before Shaukin lodged the missing report with the police.
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
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.
The woman’s family shot her twice and threw her in the canal after putting her in a sack, presuming that she was dead.
Punit Kumar was allegedly stabbed to death while the girl was seriously injured by her family members.
SP A K Singh said the accused were absconding. The girl’s father was detained.
Autopsy reports have confirmed that the girl was strangulated while the boy committed suicide.
In what is being termed as a case of honour killing, the body of a 19-year-old girl was found from a well at a village in Allahabad late Friday evening — a day after the girl’s father and others allegedly murdered her 25-year-old boyfriend, Raju Bhartiya. The police have arrested the girl’s father, Jagdish Yadav, […]
‘An honour killing… example of tyranny of well-placed over justice system’.
One person who tried to intervene suffered a gunshot injury.
Police said, Poori had eloped with her uncle Govind four years ago and the couple had got married in court.