Honour Killing

  • Badaun rape case: CBI conducts polygraph test on victims' family July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Monday carried out lie detector test on the fathers of the two cousin sisters from Badaun in Uttar Pradesh who were allegedly raped, killed and their bodies found hanging from a tree even as the victims' family objected to the move of the agency. CBI sources said...
  • Badaun murder: Victims' family to protest at Jantar Mantar July 7, 2014

    Badaun: The family and relatives of the Badaun rape victim will be holding a protest on Tuesday at Delhi's Jantar Mantar from 9 AM onwards. The mysterious death of the two teenage girls who were found hanging from a mango tree after been allegedly gangraped on May 27 this year...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 4, 2014

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  • Badaun victims' parents say honour killing allegations being made to save suspects July 4, 2014

    Badaun: It has been almost a month since two minor girls were found hanging from a tree in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh. After the Central Bureau of Investigation's initial probe said that it could be a case of honour killing. However, the girls' parents claim these allegations are being made...
  • Badaun murders: Family inconsistent in replies, may be a case of honour killing, say CBI sources June 30, 2014

    According to CBI sources, initial investigations in the alleged rape and murder of two minor girls, suggest it could be a case of honour killing. This comes after the CBI conducted a lie detector test on the victims' parents. ...
  • Honour killing: Man kills daughter for having love affair, arrested June 17, 2014

    A man has been arrested in Muzaffarnagar for allegedly strangling his daughter to death in a suspected honour killing case, police said. According to DSP Sanjiv Vajpayee, one Rajkumar was arrested from the Anandpuri locality here for killing his 18-year-old daughter. Police said that the girl had not committed suicide, as was...
  • Pakistan survivor of honour killing attempt fears for her life June 7, 2014

    Lahore: A Pakistani woman who survived an attack by relatives who tried to kill her for marrying for love on Friday said that she feared for her life and appealed for protection. Saba Maqsood, 18, survived being shot and thrown in a canal by her family on Thursday, weeks after the...
  • 22-year-old girl gangraped, forced to drink acid, murdered June 2, 2014

    A 22-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped, forced to drink acid and later strangulated to death in Baheri area in Bareilly, police sources said. The victim's body was recovered from a field in Aithpura village on Saturday with her face mutilated, they said, adding her postmortem report, which was received on Monday,...
  • Honour killing: Pakistani woman stoned to death May 27, 2014

    Lahore: In an apparent honour killing, a 25-year-old pregnant woman was on Tuesday brutally beaten and stoned to death outside the High Court by her father and brothers for marrying the man of her choice. Police said that Farzana Parveen, resident of Faisalabad, had married Mohammad Iqbal of Jaranwala a few...
  • Honour killing: Girl's family members arrested for killing her boyfriend May 27, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 26-year-old youth was allegedly shot dead by family members of his girlfriend in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Tuesday. The accused have been arrested, they said. Arif was gunned down by three members of the girl's family, including her two brothers, at Khalapar locality...
  • Honour killing: Family strangulates girl, hangs body to pass it off as suicide May 12, 2014

    In a case of honour 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 of Bareilly, police said on Monday. The victim, a class 8 student was spotted with her...
  • 21-year-old girl pushed in Ganga for eloping with boy, survives May 7, 2014

    A 21-year-old girl survived an honour killing attempt allegedly by her family members in Muzaffarnagar, police said. The incident took place on Tuesday when the girl's family members allegedly pushed her into Ganga canal at Ratenpuri village in the district, they said. The girl was rescued from the canal by some...
  • Honour killing: Man kills minor daughter for eloping with neighbour May 2, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a man allegedly killed his 15-year-old daughter at their residence in Loni area of the district on Friday. The accused, Giyassuddin (40) was apparently upset with his daughter Nagma after she eloped with their neighbour, identified as Shahrukh. In rage, Giyassuddin hit Nagma on...
  • Honour killing: Parents murder girl for marrying her boyfriend, arrested March 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: In an alleged case of honour killing in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur, a 26-year-old techie was allegedly killed by her parents on Sunday. The woman had married her boyfriend, who belongs to a different community, in Hyderabad last week. Police arrested the accused who later confessed to committing the crime during...
  • Lovers' bodies found in Lalkheda Village, honour killing suspected February 20, 2014

    The bodies of a couple said to be in love against the will of their parents were recovered from the outskirts of the state capital on Thursday, police said. The 16-year-old girl was shot dead and Rajjan, 22, was found hanging from a tree in Lalkheda Village in Banthara area. A...
  • AAP defends existence of khap panchayats February 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday defended the existence of the khap panchayats, but said it was opposed to any kind of decision given by them that violated the law of the land. Senior party leader Yogendra Yadav said, "All castes tend to have their social organisations, which...
  • Hooda defends khaps, says they don't order honour killings October 5, 2013

    Chandigarh: Strongly defending khap panchayats (caste councils), Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said they don't order "honour killings" and most such cases involve relatives of boys or girls, whose relations are opposed by their families. The Chief Minister emphasised on the need to change mindset of the...
  • Yamunanagar: 21-year-old woman dies in suspected honour killing September 30, 2013

    Yamunanagar: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old woman has died under suspicious circumstances in Bapra village in Yamunanagar, just two days after she eloped with a youth, police said on Monday. She was about to be cremated secretively by her family members, but acting on information from villagers,...
  • Dalit man murdered allegedly by in-laws, honour killing suspected September 24, 2013

    Nawada: In a suspected case of 'honour killing', a Dalit man was murdered allegedly by his in-laws at Mehrama village of Bihar's Nawada district on Tuesday, police said. "The victim identified as Naveen Kumar (25), was hanged with a rope and his stomach was pierced," SP Manavjeet Singh Dhillon said. Naveen...
  • AP: Family kills girl for falling in love with a boy with same surname September 23, 2013

    Hyderabad: A 17-year-old girl was killed in Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday night by her family, who opposed her falling in love with a boy, who the family claimed was her cousin. The family cited reasons that both of them shared the same surname and are hence brother-sister...
  • 30 Minutes: Lynched, exiled and killed - India's dishonour killings September 21, 2013

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a couple was lynched in Haryana on Wednesday. This came after they allegedly eloped from their village to get married. ...
  • Alleged honour killing: Haryana police arrests girl's brother, taxi driver September 20, 2013

    The brother of the girl, who was brutally killed along with a 23-year-old youth in the district for "honour," was among two persons apprehended on Friday, taking the total number of arrests in the case to five. Sunny, the brother of 20-year-old Nidhi Barak, and Mahesh, a taxi driver, were arrested...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 19, 2013

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  • News 360: SC to hear all cases related to Muzaffarnagar communal violence pending in Allahabad HC September 19, 2013

    All cases pertaining to the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar that were pending in the Allahabad High Court have been transferred to the Supreme Court. The Central government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it will not trample on the UP government's powers on maintaining law and order. ...
  • Alleged honour killing: Father says 'no remorse' after family lynched girl, beheaded boy September 19, 2013

    Rohtak: In a case of alleged honour killing in Haryana, a young couple was murdered by the girl's family after the duo allegedly eloped to get married. Nidhi and her friend Dharmendra were brutally murdered by her family. After the couple reportedly left the village in the Rohtak district on Tuesday...
  • Alleged honour killing: Girl lynched in public, boy beheaded in Rohtak September 19, 2013

    Rohtak: In a suspected case of honour killing, a couple have allegedly been lynched in Haryana on Wednesday. This came after they left their village to reportedly get married. After the couple reportedly left their village in the Rohtak district on Tuesday to get married, the girl's family contacted them...
  • Honour killing: 17-year-old girl murdered by brothers in Tamil Nadu September 14, 2013

    In a case of honour killing, a 17-year-old girl was allegedly murdered by her two brothers for falling in love with a Dalit boy in the district, police said on Saturday. The two brothers poured acid into the mouth of their sister Gomathy and hanged her at their house in Seevalaperi...
  • Girl fears honour killing, approaches court for help August 27, 2013

    New Delhi: An eighteen-year-old woman, who intends to marry a man she loves against her family's wishes, on Tuesday approached a Delhi court fearing for her life and seeking protection. The girl from Uttar Pradesh but now residing here has filed a petition through her counsel before Metropolitan Magistrate Ajay Garg...
  • Police security for couples in Ghaziabad to curb honour killings August 25, 2013

    Much to the relief of couples facing threats from their families after eloping, Ghaziabad police has decided to provide security cover to them in a bid to curb cases of honour killing in the city. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dharmender Singh has issued a circular to all station-house-officers (SHOs) directing...
  • Gurgaon mysterious death: Police arrest victim's father, cousin August 24, 2013

    Gurgaon: The Gurgaon Police claims to have solved the death case of a 17-year-old girl whose decomposed body was found inside a toolbox in a bus earlier this week. The girl's father and cousin have been arrested in a suspected case of honour killing. The post-mortem report had suggested strangulation...