Honour Killing: Father strangles 20-year-old for having a romantic relationship in UP

The woman Himani's (20) father Pramod Kumar has been arrested on Sunday in this connection and he has confessed to his crime which he committed as he felt that his daughter has tarnished the name of his family

Press Trust of India September 11, 2022 19:25:29 IST
Honour Killing: Father strangles 20-year-old for having a romantic relationship in UP

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Muzaffarnagar: A 20-year-old woman was killed in an honour killing incident by her father who allegedly strangulated her for having an affair with a man, police said on Sunday.

“The woman Himani’s (20) father Pramod Kumar has been arrested on Sunday in this connection and he has confessed to his crime which he committed as he felt that his daughter has tarnished the name of his family,” Superintendent of Police (SP), Kumar Abhishek said.

Himani had eloped with her boyfriend Ajay Kashyap (22) and returned to her home after a few days, police said, adding that Pramod tried to convince his daughter against her relationship but when the girl remained adamant, he killed her and also secretly cremated dead body

The incident took place in Shyamli Shyamla village under the Jhinjhana area on September 9.

Police recovered the remains of the bones and sent them for forensic examination.

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