The girl’s body was discovered half-an-hour after she reportedly left home to attend nature’s call.
The family was against Kumari’s relationship with a youth from the same village, Ajay.
SC cited honour killing as an illustration of the perils of self-styled socio-political institutions.
The families had reportedly promised the couple that they would get them married to each other.
The girl was murdered and then buried after family found she was in love with elder sister’s fiancé.
Honour killing – Cops say accused had seen her with youth from nearby village
Police said that ever since the incident came to light they suspected the victim’s family.
Leaving one’s husband is perceived as a crime and a woman can be killed to restore family’s reputation.
The girl’s family did not approve of the relationship as the boy was of Ramgarhia community and girl a Jat Sikh
Police said the parents claimed to have pampered her as she was their only daughter.
Her classmates corroborated this and said they found out about Bhawna’s death only from the news.
They arranged a heap of cow dung cakes and made a pyre. They did not wait for anyone for her cremation.
Dwarka woman’s parents arrested in apparent honour killing, man’s family say she may be alive.
The deceased was taken to Rajasthan, where they burnt it at their ancestral village, said the DCP.
In the autopsy report, it was established that deceased was first given poisonous substance and then strangulated to death.