Uttar Pradesh girl killed for honour; father, cousin held
Published: Tuesday, Jan 18, 2011, 17:26 IST
Place: Muzaffarnagar | Agency: PTI
In an honour killing case, a teenaged girl was murdered allegedly by
her father and two brothers, who were opposed to her relationship with
a boy, at Baghpat district, police said.
The beheaded body of Ravita, 16, was found on January 3 in near by
fields following which a case was registered against unknown persons.
Suspecting honour killing, police detained father of the girl Sube
Singh and cousin Kodal for questioning.
During interrogation, the two confessed that they had murdered the
girl as they suspected she was in a relationship with a boy.
While Subey Singh and Kodal have been arrested, a manhunt has been
launched to arrest her brother Sheru, who is absconding, they said.
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