scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Man kills pregnant daughter in Moradabad

Station Officer, Anshul Kumar, said it is a case of honour killing. Poonam’s body was sent for autopsy.

Written by Manish Sahu | Lucknow |
April 24, 2014 2:40:03 am

An unmarried woman, who had to undergo forced delivery, was killed by her father in Dilari police station area of Moradabad district Tuesday.

Police said the girl’s father, Bhagwan Das, a farmer by profession, killed his daughter identified as Poonam for reportedly having an affair with a local youth. Her body was recovered from the thickets.

Station Officer, Anshul Kumar, said it is a case of honour killing. Poonam’s body was sent for autopsy.

Locals last saw Poonam on April 14. Her family claimed she had gone to her relative’s place.

Subscriber Only Stories
Sajjid Chinoy: ‘The rupee is a better-performing currency against t...Premium
Delhi Confidential: Amid Bihar drama, will Harivansh step down as Deputy ...Premium
Constant sparring, communication gap, poaching shadow: Why Nitish quit NDAPremium
Nitish Aayog: Is stage being set for him as Opposition face against Modi?Premium

Suspecting foul play, they alerted the police. Cops then questioned Das. He maintained his daughter was at his relative’s place.

After conducting an inquiry, cops picked up Das and interrogated him. On questioning, he confessed to having killed Poonam by strangulating her with a rope and then burying her in the thickets.

Kumar added that they still need to quiz Das at length to know if others were involved in the crime. Cops said other family members were absconding.

📣 Join our Telegram channel (The Indian Express) for the latest news and updates

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
First published on: 24-04-2014 at 02:40:03 am
0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.

Featured Stories

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement