8-year-old girl beheaded in Poonch, father detained

Last Updated: Monday, August 4, 2014 - 01:04

Jammu: In a shocking incident, an eight-year-old girl was on Sunday beheaded reportedly by her father as result of family feud in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
"A minor girl Masarat Naz was found murdered late this evening outside her house in a remote Gharana village of tehsil Mendhar in Poonch district," Senior Superintendent of police Shamsher Hussain told a news agency tonight.

The beheaded body was seized, he said, adding, her father Zakir Hussain has been detained for the "suspected" involvement in the case.
As per preliminary investigation, there is internal family feud responsible for the incident, the SSP said.

PTI
First Published: Monday, August 4, 2014 - 01:04
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