In a suspected case of honour killing in Bihar’s Aurangabad district, a 19-year-old girl and his 22-year-old boyfriend had been stabbed to loss of life allegedly by her relations and an try was made to cremate the 2 our bodies, a senior police officer mentioned on Sunday.
Two individuals have been arrested on this connection, and no less than three others detained for questioning, Aurangabad Superintendent of Police (SP) Pankaj Kumar mentioned.
The victims, residents of Kapasia village in Mufassil police station space of the district, had been in a relationship for the previous two years, he mentioned.
“The girl was at her boyfriend’s residence on Saturday morning when her relations reached there and requested her to depart instantly. As she refused, her brother allegedly stabbed the 2 of them to loss of life.
“The 22-year-old was in all probability alone at house throughout the time of the incident. Prima facie, it appears to be a case of honour killing,” the SP mentioned.
Her relations then reportedly took the 2 our bodies to a close-by river ghat, and set them alight on a pyre. Upon suspicion, a number of locals knowledgeable the police, he mentioned.
A workforce of cops reached the spot and took the half-burnt our bodies into custody, the SP mentioned.
“An FIR has been lodged within the case and 10-12 individuals from each the households have been named accused. Two individuals, the person’s brother and uncle, have been arrested for his or her alleged involvement within the incident, and no less than three individuals detained to this point,” he instructed PTI, including that the lady’s relations are on the run.
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