Honour Killing

'Honour killing' claims couple in Punjab village

The man belonged to a Scheduled Caste and the girl to an Other Backward Classes community.

published on : 18th October 2021

Belagavi youth hacked to death allegedly over interfaith relatinship

The police suspect that the victim may have been killed by members of a right-wing organisation who had accused the dead of seducing a girl from another caste.   

published on : 3rd October 2021

Best judgment, gives hope to others: Kin of honour killing victim

The court awarded a death sentence to one person and life sentences to 12 others, including a former deputy superintendent of police and an inspector.

published on : 25th September 2021

18 years after couple's honour killing, TN court hands death penalty to one, life terms to 12

Two policemen -- former DSP Chellamuthu and inspector Tamilmaran -- were among those sentenced to life imprisonment

published on : 24th September 2021

Book reveals shocking stats on honour killings of Punjab and Haryana

'Killing For Honour... A Culture of Silence' is authored by Puneet Kaur Grewal who is working as the State Project Coordinator in the women and child development department of Haryana. 

published on : 22nd August 2021

SC to hear woman's plea against bail to mother in case of 'honour-killing' of son-in-law

Kerala youth Amit Nair, who married Jaipur-based Mamta of other caste against the wishes of her parents and brother in 2015, was shot dead allegedly by a hired killer in 2017.

published on : 19th August 2021

Woman killed by kin for eloping with man of different community in Madhya Pradesh

After the incident on August 2, the family members tried to pass it off as a case of suicide, but the forensic report refuted their claim, following which the woman's father and brother were arrested.

published on : 12th August 2021

SC cancels bail granted by Rajasthan High Court to man accused in honour killing case

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana termed as "unsustainable" the bail granted to accused Mukesh Choudhary, brother-in-law of deceased Amit Nair.

published on : 12th July 2021

Supreme Court cancels bail granted by Rajasthan HC to honour killing accused 

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana asked accused Mukesh Choudhary, brother-in-law of deceased Amit Nair, to surrender before the trial court.

published on : 12th July 2021

Honour killing: Accused should have waited for conclusion of trial before taking bail, says SC

The court, which had earlier cancelled the bail of accused Mukesh Choudhary, brother-in-law of deceased Amit Nair, was irked over the fact that the benefit of bail was granted to him.

published on : 9th July 2021

Man kills four family members of daughter's lover in Punjab's Gurdaspur

The accused identified as Sukhjinder Singh, a resident of Balarwal village in Batala, got enraged when he came to know about his daughter's love affair with one Germanjeet Singh.

published on : 4th July 2021

Honour killing suspected in Delhi's Dwarka

While the 23-year-old man died on the spot, his 19-year-old wife, who received 4-5 shots, is battling for life in a hospital.

published on : 26th June 2021

Dalit youth, Muslim girl killed by her family in Karnataka

Four people including the girl's father and her brother have been arrested while one person is absconding, Vijayapura Superintendent of Police Anupam Agrawal said.

published on : 24th June 2021

Honour killing? Teen, boyfriend found hacked to death in Vijayapura

The girl’s father Bandagisab Tambad found his daughter with her boyfriend Basavaraj in a private farmland in the outskirts of village on Tuesday evening.  

published on : 24th June 2021

UP: Man arrested for stoning sister to death in case of honour killing

During investigation, it was found that Sonu killed his 21-year-old sister by stoning her to death after he found her talking to some people on phone.

published on : 21st May 2021
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