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Woman killed by brothers for marrying against their will

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 00:35

Munger: In an incident of honour killing, a woman was lynched by her brothers in Bihar`s Munger district on Monday for marrying a man of her choice.
Phulan Devi`s two brothers were angry with her for abandoning her first marriage and marrying a man from a neighbouring village recently, police said.

They mercilessly beat the 25-year-old woman to death before hanging her body on the roof of their house at Gobatta village, the police said.

The woman had been staying in her brothers` house since her first marriage three years ago.

The two brothers are absconding since the incident and an FIR has been lodged against them.


First Published: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 00:35
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