Monday, July 19, 2010

[ZESTCaste] A likely dishonour killing, now in Noida

A likely dishonour killing, now in Noida
Press Trust of India, Updated: July 19, 2010 16:44 IST

Bulandshahr: A Noida-based woman was allegedly murdered by her
relatives here for marrying in a different caste, in a suspected
dishonour killing case.

Acting on a complaint, Noida police recovered skeletal remains,
believed to be of victim Sangeeta, from a field owned by her family in
village Barmadpur and arrested four of her relatives, including a

According to Superintendent of Police, city, JK Shahi, 22-year-old
Ravindra, who is a dalit and had recently married Sangeeta, had lodged
an FIR with Sector 58 Noida Police apprehending threat to her life
from her family members.

Sangeeta, 20, who belongs to the Gujjar community, had been taken to
her native village by her relatives on the promise of arranging a
formal wedding function.

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