Honour killing: Girl’s father, brother arrested

Two family members of a girl have been arrested in an alleged honour killing case at Daleepur village in the district, police said today.

The girl’s father Rajvir and one of his brothers Ajay have been arrested after a case was registered against five of her family members yesterday under the SC/ST Act, they said. The 24-year-old victim and the girl’s paramour Punit Kumar was stabbed to death, a couple of days back after the girl’s family members spotted them in an objectionable situation at their house. The girl was also seriously injured in the struggle is still battling for her life in a hospital, they said.

Rajvir’s other two sons Dhiraj, Satish and son-in-law Jaivir Singh have also been booked in the connection but are absconding, police said. The boy had fallen in love with a girl belonging to a different caste leading to the strife.
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