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Girl murdered, boy beheaded in 'honour killing' in Haryana

Rohtak | Updated 9/19/2013 8:42:56 AM IST
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In a shocking incident, a couple was found murdered on Tuesday evening in the Kalanaur village here which prima facie seems a case of “honour killing.”

Dharmendra (23) and Nidhi (20) studying together in a college were allegedly murdered last evening by the girl’s family members.

According to villagers, Dharmendra and Nidhi were good friends and they fled on Tuesday for Delhi where the girl’s family members located the boy and beheaded him. Later, they dumped his body in front of his home.

A villager said that the girl’s family members lynched her with a sharp weapon and cremated the body. Meanwhile, the police officials reached the spot and took the girl’s body in their custody from the pyre which was half burnt.

Rajesh Duggal, SP, said that they have got telephonic information of the missing couple from the village. He said that they brought the couple from Delhi and killed in the village.

He said that they were trying to cremate the girl’s body but the police team has rescued it. He said that a case has been registered and investigation is on.

The senior police official accepted that there was an involvement of the girl’s family.

The girl’s father and uncle were remanded to police custody while mother was sent to 14 –day of judicial custody.

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