Honour killing: Girl killed by brothers

Girl killed for marrying a boy against her family wishes.

Written by Agencies | Mathura | Published: July 24, 2012 12:52:50 pm

In yet another case of honour killing,a girl was allegedly killed by her two brothers for marrying a boy against the wishes of her family,police said.

The incident took place at Balajipuram area.

After being brutally beaten up by her brothers Dharamveer and Ravi,they hanged Shikha to death yesterday,ASP Ramlal Verma said.

Her husband Devendra,who managed to escape,informed the police about the incident.

On a complaint lodged by Devendra,police arrested the brothers.

Shikha’s family used to live in Harnarayan area of Aligarh district. Around 18 months back,she eloped with Devendra,who was a friend of Dharamveer and Ravi. Following the incident,the family shifted to Mathura,Verma said.

Shikha married Devendra and the couple settled in Noida,he said.

Recently,Shikha called up her mother who invited her and Devendra to Mathura.

Devendra told police that the brothers attacked them as they entered the house. While Devendra managed to escape,Dharamveer and Ravi caught hold of Shikha.

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