Police on Monday arrested five more suspects in connection with the murder of a 25-year-old pregnant Pakistani woman who was brutally stoned to death for marrying the man of her choice, taking the total number of those taken into custody over the killing to 10.
In an apparent honour killing, a 25-year-old pregnant woman was on Tuesday brutally beaten and stoned to death outside the High Court here by her father and brothers for marrying the man of her choice.
In a case of dishonour killing, a 14-year-old girl was strangulated to death by her family members who later hanged her body to pass it off as a case of suicide in Mirzapur Jagir village here, police said on Monday.
In a case of dishonour killing, a 20-year-old girl and her 22-year-old boyfriend were killed allegedly by her brothers here on Sunday just hours before she was to be married off to the man chosen by her family.
In an apparent damage control exercise after recent incidents of "dishonour killing" of a Dalit boy in Ahmednagar district and boycott of Dalits in Buldhana district, two senior Maharashtra ministers on Saturday visited the concerned villages and announced relief measures.