New Delhi: A shocking case of honor killing has come to light in Cyber City Gurugram. A 22-year-old woman was allegedly strangled to death by her parents and brother in Gurugram for marrying a man from another caste against the family's wishes, police said on Friday.
New Delhi: A shocking case of honor killing has come to light in Cyber City Gurugram. A 22-year-old woman was allegedly strangled to death by her parents and brother in Gurugram for marrying a man from another caste against the family wishes, police said on Friday.
The trio were arrested from their village in Jhajjar district on Friday and sent to two-day police remand, according to the police report.
The 22-year-old woman was identified as Anjali, a resident of Surheti village. She married Sandeep, who hails from the same village and works at a pub here, in December last year. They were lived in a rented flat in Sector 102.
According to the complaint filed by Sandeep, Anjali was killed by her parents and brother on Thursday when she had gone out of the house and her body was cremated in their native village to destroy evidence.
At around 1 pm on Thursday afternoon, a friend of Sandeep called him and told that his wife Anjali had died and her relatives were performing her last rites in village Surheti.
In his complaint, he said, “After getting information, when I reached the flat, I found the flat locked. My wife Anjali was murdered by her father, mother, brother and brother’s wife and her body was burnt.”
Following the complaint, an FIR was registered against all four accused under sections 302 (murder), 201 (hiding evidence), 34 (common intention) of the IPC at Rajendra park police station on Thursday evening. Anjali’s father Kuldeep (44), mother Rinki (42) and brother Kunal (20) were arrested on Friday, the police said.