UP: Three women killed in dishonour killings

Last Updated: Monday, July 4, 2011 - 23:27

Muzaffarnagar: Three women have been
killed and a man seriously injured in two separate cases of
suspected dishonour killing within the last 48 hours in Uttar
Pradesh.



19-year-old Tahira, who had eloped with her lover, was
stoned to death by her family members and her beau Hamza, 22
seriously injured, police said here on Sunday.



Police have registered a case against the girl`s
relatives and arrested her uncle Shamim in this connection.

Meanwhile, two sisters Nagma (22) and Nazia (19) were
gunned down by their brother Nadeem (16) at Kanhera village
in Badgaon area in Saharanpur district yesterday, police said
adding they suspected the case to be one of honour killing.



The girl wanted to marry her lover despite opposition
from family members, they said.



The girl`s sister was also shot dead when she tried to
save her elder sibling.

Police have registered a case against accused Nadeem
in this connection.



PTI



First Published: Monday, July 4, 2011 - 23:27

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