Published On : Sat, Jul 16th, 2016

‘Honour killing?’ Woman murders daughter over her love affair, arrested

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Nagpur: In a bizarre incident that could be termed as a case of “honour killing,” a woman murdered her young daughter who was in love with a boy. The accused woman, who committed the brutal crime to “save the prestige of her family,” has been arrested.

The accused, identified by the first name only as Muktabai (45), resident of Wadi area, strangled her 19-year old daughter with the help of an odhni in the midnight of July 13. The gruesome murder of the girl has turned out to be a case of “honour killing” to save the prestige of family as the deceased was having love affair with a boy. The accused Muktabai was reportedly dead against her daughter ‘s love affair and, as a result, allegedly committed the brutal crime

Wadi WPSI Kutemate, based on a complaint lodged by a 52-year old unidentified man, most probably father of the deceased, registered a case under Section 302 (murder) of the IPC against the accused Muktabai and arrested her.