Honour killings: Uttar Pradesh rocked by two brutal murders
Sunday, 9th May 2010
In Muzaffarnagar, about 500 km north of Lucknow, the mutilated corpse of Ajit Saini, a BBA student, was dug out by stray dogs from a field on Thursday.
The police said Ajit was killed by the family of Anshu Tomar (18), a Jat girl. Anshu may have also been killed, the police suspect.
In Khalilabad village, about 250 km east of Lucknow, Soni (20), was hacked to death allegedly by her family.
Although Soni was having an affair with a boy of the same caste, her family was opposed to the relationship. On Friday, Soniís father, uncle and cousin allegedly dragged her to a temple and hacked her to death. The accused are absconding.
Publication : HT