Social media star Qandeel Baloch was strangled to death by her brother Waseem Khan in 2016 while another brother Iqbal who was residing in Saudi was accused of aiding and abetting in the murder.
The minor's body was exhumed from a field close to their house leading to the arrest of parents and registration of a case under Section 302 and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence) of IPC.
Currently, the Jeevandan programme is completely voluntary in nature.
The accused father Harivansh Kumar had disapproved of Pooja's relationship with Gajendra, who was also from the same caste and neighbourhood.
Shahir, who was reportedly tortured for three hours, resorted to the extreme step as he was unable to bear the humiliation he faced in front of his mother.
Ramesh Madar (29) and Gangamma Rathode (23) of the same village got married despite opposition from the families.
The accused Ramgopal has admitted to having murdered his daughter Prem (19) and Ganpat (35).
The attack was hatched by Jassi’s mother and a maternal uncle who were in Canada. The duo had hired supari killers to kill Jassi and her husband Mithu in Punjab.
Abhishek alias Monu was beaten up, kept hostage in a house and set ablaze at Bhadesa area of Hardoi district.
The order said there should not be any delay in filing a criminal case against the accused in 'honour-killing' matter and probe in such matters should be completed in the pre-decided time-limit.
According to a police officer, a PCR call was received on July 24 that an 18-year-old girl had allegedly committed suicide and her family members had taken the body for cremation in a hurry.
The family had put the body on a pyre and were about to set it on fire when a team of two policemen, acting on a tip-off, reached and stopped the ritual.
The woman's body was found with a dupatta tied around her neck in a jungle in the Jalalabad area of Thanabhawan.
Hemant Nayak, a retired MP government employee, wants his Rs 7 lakh back which he had spent on the engagement ceremony.
The back-to-back incidents of attacks on couples marrying outside their caste has put light on ‘vengeful fathers’ riding high on pride and power, say experts.