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



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