Haryana Woman Beheaded By Family In “Dishonour Killing”

x240SONIPATIn a suspected case of “dishonour killing”, a 22-year-old woman was allegedly hacked to death by her parents at a Gohana village in Haryana’s Sonipat, police said on Sunday.

Ritu was beheaded by the accused with some sharp-edged weapon, police said.A case under Section 302 (murder) and other relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code was registered against six persons, including Ritu’s parents, sister and brother. They are missing.

Ritu, a resident of Khandrain village, had married one Arjun against the wishes of her family two months ago, police said. However, she was in touch with her sister Anjali. On Saturday, she called her sister and informed her that she was not well.

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