Dishonour killing: Girl killed by father over `illicit` relation

Last Updated: Friday, August 13, 2010 - 00:44

Lucknow: In yet another killing in the name
of honour, a teenage girl was murdered in Gautam Buddha Nagar
allegedly by her father and brother who suspected she was an
having an illicit relationship with her uncle, police said
here today.


Chowkidar of Jaitpur village, Suresh, yesterday informed
the police that Mamchand Jatav had allegedly killed his
daughter Monica, 16, and disposed of her body, Additional
Director General of Police Brij Lal told reporters here.
"Jatav and his son Lalit were today arrested after
investigations revealed that the duo had killed Monica," he
said.


During interrogation, Jatav told police that Monica had
developed an illicit relationship with his uncle and fearing
social boycott he killed her and disposed of the body in a
canal in Bulandshahr, the ADG claimed.

-PTI



First Published: Friday, August 13, 2010 - 00:44
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