Monsoon Session of Parliament: Centre says 288 honour killing cases reported since 2014

New Delhi: As many as 288 cases of honour killing were reported between 2014 and 2016, the honour killing was informed on Tuesday.

Responding to a query in the matter, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir presented the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data related to honour killings for the year 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

According to the data, 28 honour killing cases were reported in 2014, 192 in 2015 and 68 in the year 2016 (provisional data).

Sixty-five cases of culpable homicide for the motive of honour killing have also been reported between 2015 and 2016. However, no such case was reported in 2014, the data presented by Ahir stated.

Published Date: Aug 01, 2017 17:30 PM | Updated Date: Aug 01, 2017 17:30 PM

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