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‘Honour killing’: Father,uncle in judicial custody

In the suspected honour killing of a 15-year-old found buried at Barwala,a local court on Wednesday remanded her father Shaukeen and uncle Salim in judicial custody.

In the suspected honour killing of a 15-year-old found buried at Barwala,a local court on Wednesday remanded her father Shaukeen and uncle Salim in judicial custody.

Shaukeen was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly killing his daughter with his brother by suffocating her with a pillow. Salim was earlier remanded for a five-days. Police said,Salim had revealed the involvement of Tahira’s father in the alleged honour killing.

Shaukeen had allegedly told Salim to kill Tahira if she continued to persist on marrying a boy from Muzzafarnagar with whom she had an affair. Tahira was sent to Khangesra village where to Salim two months ago when her parents Shaukeen and Wahida learnt about her affair.

Tahira’s body was found buried at Alipur,where Salim had allegedly buried it for the second time. It was on Shaukeen’s complaint that the police had arrested Salim.