In a suspected case of honour killing, a person and his spouse had been arrested for allegedly murdering their 16-year-old daughter at a village in Gannaur, Sonipat. The police stated the mother and father additionally cremated her to destroy proof.
In keeping with the police, the incident passed off on Wednesday evening. Preliminary probe has discovered that the mother and father gave their daughter a toxic substance, the police added. A beat police officer obtained info relating to the incident on Thursday afternoon and rushed to the spot.
Sunil Kumar, Station Home Officer (SHO) of Gannaur police station, stated, “After killing her at evening, they cremated her within the village round 5 am in a bid to destroy proof. Each have been arrested.”
A police officer aware of the investigation stated, “Throughout questioning, the accused stated they suspected that their daughter had a relationship with somebody.”
An FIR has been registered in opposition to the accused beneath part 302 (homicide) of the Indian Penal Code. The accused had been produced in court docket on Friday and despatched to police custody for a day, cops stated.