Muzaffarnagar: Girl killed for honour, father, cousin held

In an honour killing case, a teenaged girl was murdered allegedly by her father and two brothers, who were opposed to her relationship with a boy, at Baghpat district, police said.

Last Updated: Jan 18, 2011, 14:52 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: In an honour killing case,
a teenaged girl was murdered allegedly by her father and two
brothers, who were opposed to her relationship with a boy, at
Baghpat district, police said.

The beheaded body of Ravita (16) was found on
January 3 in near by fields following which a case was
registered against unknown persons.

Suspecting honour killing, police detained father of
the girl Sube Singh and cousin Kodal for questioning.

During interrogation, the two confessed that they had
murdered the girl as they suspected she was in a relationship
with a boy.

While Subey Singh and Kodal have been arrested, a
manhunt has been launched to arrest her brother Sheru, who is
absconding, they said.

PTI