Two brother arrested in suspected dishonour killing case

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013 - 14:45

Muzaffarnagar: In a suspected case of dishonour killing, two brothers have been arrested for allegedly murdering their 22-year-old sister in Nirdhan village, police said on Friday.

"Shaher Bano (22) of Nirdhan village was found dead with her throat slit on January 6 in the nearby forest. Her family members had earlier tried to implicate some innocent people in the case," Rajkamal Yadav, SP, City said.

The brothers -- Muntazim and Sherali -- have been arrested and police claim that the duo has confessed to their involvement in the crime.

Upon investigations the police found that Bano`s family was opposed to her relationship with a youth of the same village.

"They killed her as she was allegedly tarnishing the family`s image," Yadav said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, January 25, 2013 - 14:41

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