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Tag: Honour Killing

Hyderabad Honour Killing
Honour killing: Man murdered in Hyderabad by wife's family

The Hindu-Muslim couple were classmates in school and college and were in love for more than five years even as her family was against the relationship. They got married in January this year against the wishes of her family members, police said.

Woman Hacked To Death, Son Critical In ‘Honour’ Attack By Girl’s Family At Odisha’s Deogarh
Woman Hacked To Death, Son Critical In ‘Honour’ Attack By Girl’s Family At Odisha’s Deogarh

Pritam's mother intervened in a bid to save her son. But, Narendra and his sons were unstoppable and they brutally assaulted her, causing her die instantaneously.

Honour Killing: Teen Strangled, Mutilated By Father & Brother In Uttar Pradesh

Shahjahanpur: Honour killing was witnessed in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, where a 16-year-old pregnant Dalit girl was brutally attacked and killed by her father and elder brother and then her body was mutilated for ‘bringing shame’ to the family. The father has confessed and arrested but the brother is on the run, police said. […]

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Telangana girl murdered by parents for honour

Hyderabad: In a shocking incident of honour killing in Telangana, parents allegedly murdered their 20-year-old daughter for marrying a youth from a different caste, police said on Sunday. The incident occurred in Kalamadugu village of Mancherial district, about 250 km from here. Police said P. Anuradha’s parents with the help of some other relatives brutally […]

'Love-struck' couple found hanging in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Bodies of a youth and a girl were found hanging in an an under construction apartment in Bhubaneswar today. According to sources, prima facie, it is suspected to be a case of suicide. The deceased hail from Mayurbhanj and it was only a day before that they had come to Bhubaneswar, informed sources. As […]

7 arrested in Telangana honour killing case

Hyderabad: Telangana Police on Tuesday said that they have arrested seven accused over the killing of a Dalit youth, who was hacked to death last week in a case of honour killing. The accused include a hired killer from Bihar. The police revealed that T. Maruthi Rao, the main accused, struck the deal to kill […]

Honour killing-related crimes to invite serious consequence under law: Odisha Home Dept

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, the Odisha Home Department has issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to prevent incidents relating to honour killing stating that such crimes would invite serious consequence under the law. As per the directions of Apex Court on the preventive and remedial measures of honour killing, the department stated that steps would […]

Honour Killing: 5 including father & brother arrested

Jeypore: In a major breakthrough, the Koraput police on Tuesday arrested five persons in connection with a suspected case of ‘honour killing’. A couple, identified as Parsuram Muduli and Dhanamoti Muduli of Mundipadar village under Kotpad Tehsil, was found dead close to the railway tracks near Kusumi village in the district on June 21. Since […]

Man kills youth for refusing to marry daughter after eloping with her

Sundergarh: Police on Wednesday detained a man for killing his daughter’s alleged boyfriend at Bejidihi village in Sundergarh. According to sources, the youth had reportedly eloped with Kisan’s daughter on Tuesday. When both of them returned to the village, Kisan allegedly attacked the youth after he refused to marry his daughter. Locals said, Kisan thrashed […]

Mysterious death of minor girl in Niali leaves whiff of honour killing

Cuttack: Mysterious death of a minor girl who was also cremated by the family members in Gothapatana Village under Niali Block of Cuttack district has raised suspicion of honour killing allegedly over the love affair of the deceased. Following complaints, Niali police today detained the girl’s uncle, aunt along with two others from the family […]

Law in making to make honour killing an offence, SC told

New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it was bringing a law to make honour killing a cognizable offence as it sought directions for prompt police action and criminal prosecution of the guilty. The Centre told a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud that they […]

Pregnant woman found dead; foul play suspected

Jagatsinghpur: Police today detained five persons in connection with the alleged murder of a woman whose body was recovered from Dhalatangagada forest range under Raghunathpur police limits of Jagatsinghpur district. The woman has been identified as Siku Sutar, daughter of Ajay Sutar, from Anolipatana village under Kujang police station here. Soon after the body was […]

Man kills two daughters for 'honour' in Pakistan

Islamabad: Two young women were killed by their father “in the name of honour” in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, police said on Saturday. According to Bala Mani Deputy Superintendent of Police Fazal Wahid, Abdul Gani killed his daughters — 20-year-old Shamim and 10-year-old Noreen — in Peshawar’s Achar Kali area on September 20 and confessed to […]

Honour Killing: Minor Odia girl bears brunt of family in Surat

Bhubaneswar: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 14-year-old girl was allegedly killed by her father in Pandesara of Surat. The accused, an employee in a textile weaving unit and a resident of Hariom Nagar in Pandesara, has been arrested after he allegedly strangulated his daughter to death. According to sources, the girl, a […]

Honour killing suspected behind woman’s death

Rourkela: A woman has been allegedly murdered by her parents in a suspected case of honor killing in Rourkela. The victim was identified as Amruta. The victim’s husband Nasim Khan on Thursday alleged that Amruta’s parents have killed her and discreetly cremated her body without informing him. According to reports, both Nasim and Amruta had […]

(Dis)honour killing: Couple beats daughter to death!

In a spine chilling case of honour killing, a couple in Goutami village under Digapahandi block in Ganjam district was arrested today on charges of beating their daughter to death after she refused to marry the man chosen by them and insisted on marrying the man of her choice

Father kills daughter in suspected ‘honour’ killing case

Kendrapara: In a suspected case of honour killing, a man allegedly killed his daughter and threw her body in a river at Patrapur village under Rajkanika block in the district. The deceased has been identified as Kanchan Sahoo. According to sources, some locals had witnessed Narayan Sahoo killing his daughter and throwing her body to […]

‘Honour killing’ victim’s body dumped as kin stay away

Bolangir: In a telling commentary on the tragic consequences of social stigma, the body of pregnant minor girl Gita Tanla, who was murdered by her father three days ago for marrying outside the caste, was thrown into a dumyard by the municipality officials as her relatives did not turn up to perform the last rites […]

Village head among 6 held in honour killing case

Six persons, including a village head, were arrested on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in the murder of a lover duo in Dhakadapalli village under Maneru panchayat in this district

Another honour killing in Odisha

In yet another case of honour killing, a minor girl at Laxminagar village under Binjharpur police station limits in the district was killed by her own family members over her love affair with a youth