Dishonour killing: Girl beheaded by brother

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 12:26

Bahraich: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 20-year-old girl was beheaded by her brother in Rabipur area of the district, police said on Sunday.
"Mahroon, who wanted to marry a 50-year-old person of Tajpur village in Rabipur area of the district, was beheaded by her brother Nanke," Police Superintendent Vinay Kumar Yadav said.
On the complaint filed by the deceased`s father, police have recovered the body and sent it for post mortem, Yadav said.

Nanke was arrested yesterday and a case has been registered against him under various sections of IPC, police said, adding further investigations are on in this regard.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 12:26

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