Honour killing: Woman killed, burnt in MP village

Morena(Madhya Pradesh): In a suspected case of honour killing, a married woman who had eloped with a Dalit man was beaten to death and her body set afire by her family members in full public view. The horrific incident took place on October 20 at village Lehar in the district.

The woman, Guddi alias Bhoori (30), who had four kids, had eloped with her neighbour Kamal on October 2. Her family members found her on October 20. She was beaten to death and her body hung from a tree. The assailants then set her body on fire. The killing took place in full public view, but none of the villagers came forward to help the woman, police said.

Guddi`s parents registered a complaint with the Dimni police station. Her in-laws are absconding, police said. Kamal and his family members too are missing.