Dishonour killing: Girl`s father, brother arrested

Two family members of a girl have been arrested in an alleged dishonour killing case at Daleepur village in the district, police said on Thursday.

PTI| Last Updated: May 08, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: Two family members of a girl have been arrested in an alleged dishonour killing case at Daleepur village in the district, police said on Thursday.

The girl`s father Rajvir and one of his brothers Ajay have been arrested after a case was registered against five of her family members yesterday under the SC/ST Act, they said.
The 24-year-old victim and the girl`s paramour Punit Kumar was stabbed to death, a couple of days back after the girl`s family members spotted them in an objectionable situation at their house. The girl was also seriously injured in the struggle is still battling for her life in a hospital, they said.

Rajvir`s other two sons Dhiraj, Satish and son-in-law Jaivir Singh have also been booked in the connection but are absconding, police said.
The boy had fallen in love with a girl belonging to a different caste leading to the strife.