Honour Killing In Noida

A Noida-based woman was allegedly murdered by her relatives in her native village in Bulandshahr for marrying in a different caste. A girl was killed and then her body is burnt with cruelty. Girls family member planned and killed their daughter. Father and brother are arrested for girls murder. Sangeeta had secretly married Ravinder Kataria, whom she met while pursuing a computer course in Mayur Vihar in 2007, on February 15 this year.

22-year-old Ravindra, who is a dalit and had recently married Sangeeta, had lodged an FIR with Sector 58 Noida Police apprehending threat to her life from her family members. Sangeeta, 20, who belongs to the Gujjar community, had been taken to her native village by her relatives on the promise of arranging a formal wedding function.

The boy and girl belong to the same village and worked together in a company in Sector 62 in Noida. Sangeeta was killed on July 13 and her body cremated by her mother, uncles and cousin who were opposed to her marriage to Ravinder.

On July 11, families of Ravinder and Sangeeta agreed that her family will send her to her husband after July 18.

Is this murder for ‘Honour’?  

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