Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh:
In a suspected case of dishonour killing, a 14-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly killed by her father with the assistance of her elder brother after she turned pregnant and refused to inform them who the daddy of the kid was.
“The matter got here to gentle on Tuesday when villagers discovered the physique of a woman together with her head minimize off in Dulhapur village in Sidhauli space and knowledgeable the police,” Superintendent of Police S Anand advised information company Press Belief of India immediately.
“Through the probe it was discovered that she was six months pregnant and so they suspected that she had relationship with somebody. Prima facie it gave the impression to be case of dishonour killing and the daddy of the woman was interrogated,” the police officer mentioned.
The accused advised the police that the woman was killed on September 24 however household didn’t method the police, they mentioned.
The Superintendent of Police mentioned that in line with woman’s father, his daughter was pregnant and when he requested her concerning the man accountable, “she didn’t disclose his title attributable to which he strangled her”.
The police officer mentioned the accused needed to marry his daughter to the person with whom she was in a relationship.
“After killing his daughter, he disposed the physique close to a ‘nullah’ (drain) after chopping off the top,” the SP advised Press Belief of India.
Her brother ran away after the incident, whereas her father was arrested.
“The woman’s elder brother can be concerned within the homicide and now we have booked each of them underneath IPC sections 302 (homicide) and 201 (inflicting disappearance of proof),” a neighborhood police spokesman mentioned.
The police can be making an attempt to determine the individual answerable for the woman’s being pregnant, he mentioned, including a probe is on within the matter.
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