UP Honour killing: Father, brother arrested for murdering woman over love affair

The woman's body was found with a dupatta tied around her neck in a jungle in the Jalalabad area of Thanabhawan.

Published: 05th September 2019 03:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th September 2019 03:22 PM   |  A+A-

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SHAMLI:  Three family members including father and brother were arrested in Thanabhawan town here for killing a woman, whose body was found in a jungle here last week, police said on Thursday.

Niyamat Ali, his son Nazakat and his son-in-law Sharafat were arrested for murdering 20-year-old Gulshafa as she was in love with a boy against family's wishes, Circle Officer Pradeep Kumar said.

The accused have confessed to strangulating the woman to death as she had "tarnished the family's name", the CO said.

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The family had fixed Gulshafa's marriage to another man but she was still in relationship with her lover, the CO added.

According to the police, her body was found with a dupatta tied around her neck in a jungle in Jalalabad area of Thanabhawan on August 31, and her family had termed it a suicide to misled the cops.


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