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Jharkhand police question Nirupama`s boyfriend

Jharkhand Police on Thursday questioned the boyfriend of a Delhi-based journalist who was the victim of an alleged "honour killing" to know more about the events which led to the incident.



New Delhi: Jharkhand Police on Thursday questioned
the boyfriend of a Delhi-based journalist who was the victim
of an alleged "honour killing" to know more about the events
which led to the incident.

A three-member team led by an Inspector from Koderma
quizzed Priyabhanshu Ranjan at the Special Staff office in
south Delhi`s Pushp Vihar this evening in connection with the
murder of 22-year-old Nirupama Pathak who was working with
Business Standard.

His mobile phone was seized by police, sources said.

Pathak`s mother Subha, suspected to have had a hand in
her death, has already been arrested after post-mortem report
confirmed that the scribe had died of asphyxia as a result of
smothering.

The Delhi-based journalist, herself a Brahmin, was
planning to marry her batchmate at the Indian Institute of
Mass Communication, New Delhi, who belonged to a lower caste
and her family members were against it.

PTI

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