Surat: In an apparent case of 'honour killing' a man allegedly burnt alive his 20-year-old daughter for eloping and insisting on marrying her boyfriend, police said.
Rubina Shaikh died on the spot on Monday and her mother Madina also suffered burn injuries while trying to save her, police said.
Immediately after the incident, the deceased's father, Mohammad Burhan Shaikh, surrendered to the Khatodara police in Surat district.
"Rubina fell in love with Javed Yusuf Shaikh, who lives in the same locality. But her father Burhan Shaikh was angry over this relationship. So both of them eloped on June 13," Khatodara police inspector C K Patel said....more
04:43 PM, Jun 19, 2012