Thursday, May 23, 2024

Honour Killing: Parents And Brothers Killed 22-Year Old Daughter Over Inter-Caste Marriage

A case of alleged honour killing has been reported where a 22-year old Gurugram girl was strangled to death by her parents and brother in Gurugram, for wanting to marry someone who is from another caste, against the wishes of the family.

According to police officials, the woman has been indentifed as Anjali, who is from Surheti village and had married Sandeep a year ago; Sandeep is from the same village and works at a pub.

Police Arrests Three In Case
A complaint was filed against Anjali’s parents and brother, by her husband Sandeep who claimed that his wife was murdered by her own family. Anjali’s father Kuldeep (44), mother Rinki (42) and brother Kunal (20) have been arrested from their native village in Jhajjar district on Friday and sent to police remand for two days.

During the interrogation, Anjali’s father accepted that they were not happy with Anjali’s marriage because she went against their wishes and this is the reason why the decided to kill their daughter. As part of their plan, Anjali’s brother Kunal and his wife went to live with Anjali for a few days and then on Thursday when Anjali’s husband went to his sister’s house and Kunal’s wife went to work, the parents and brother “strangled” her to death. The police has said that the role of Kunal’s wife in the murder is being probed.

As mentioned earlier, Anjali and Sandeep had been married for a year and were living in a rented flat in Sector 102 in Gurugram. According to the complaint filed by Sandeep, his wife was killed by her parents and brother when has was not at home and then her body was cremated in their village to destroy all evidence in the case.

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