honour killing

Honour killing: Man murders wife, four children in Pakistan's Gujranwala

There are an estimated 1,000 honour killings each year in Pakistan, according to a 2019 report by Human Rights Watch.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Man murders younger sister after finding her with ‘lover’, surrenders later

She was reluctant to let Prathap inside when he noticed another man in the room,” said a police officer.

published on : 6th January 2021

23-year-old man stabbed to death by wife's brother over intercaste marriage in Haryana's Panipat

Neeraj had married in November, but the brother of the woman was unhappy over the marriage, according to police.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Dalit youth murdered in Kurnool, honour killing suspected

The victim had married a woman belonging to the BC community.  Police detained the accused and investigating.

published on : 1st January 2021

Kerala honour killing: Duo brought to crime spot to collect evidence on murder case

The duo allegedly resorted to murder because they disapproved of Haritha’s marriage to Aneesh, who was born into a lower caste and came from a poor financial background.

published on : 28th December 2020

Kerala honour killing: 'Please go home. Your family is above ours,' Aneesh's parents recall telling Haritha

Despite this request of Aneesh’s mother, Haritha decided to stay with her husband, inviting the wrath of her family

published on : 28th December 2020

27-year-old man hacked to death in Palakkad, victim's kin allege 'honour killing'

The relatives and friends of Aneesh have stated that Haritha's family were against the marriage since both belonged to different castes.

published on : 26th December 2020

Cyberabad police file chargesheet in Hemanth caste killing case

The case has been assigned to the IX Additional District Court at LB Nagar, which has been designated as the Fast Track Court.

published on : 25th December 2020

Suspected honour killing: 24-year-old woman killed by brothers in Uttar Pradesh

Chandni had married Arjun Jatav (26), a resident of Todarpur village in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district, against her parents wishes at a temple on June 12,

published on : 12th December 2020

'Paava Kadhaigal': Didn't want to make joke out of sensitive topic, says director Vignesh Shivan

Shivan, 35, said he treated the story in a way that he could identify with, keeping it entertaining so that the message reaches out to a wider audience.

published on : 7th December 2020

Couple, son held near Mumbai for bid to kill daughter over love affair

According to police, a farmer had found the young woman crying in pain on Suruchi beach in Vasai on Sunday, after which he alerted the police.

published on : 4th November 2020

HC compares Sathankulam deaths to ‘honour killing’

Hence, if the petitioner is released on bail, there is every likelihood of him using his power to subvert the trial proceedings, the judge held and dismissed the petition. 

published on : 2nd November 2020

Man kills sister to preserve 'family honour' in Rajasthan's Alwar

The 22-year-old victim was reportedly in a relationship with a boy of her own community but the family wanted her to marry someone else. 

published on : 25th October 2020

19-year-old killed in suspected honour killing in Karnataka; father, two others held

According to police, the trio was opposed to the woman's alleged love affair with a man from a lower caste community.

published on : 17th October 2020

Honour killing: 19-year-old Ramanagara girl killed by family

A gruesome case of alleged ‘honour killing’ of a 19-year-old girl has come to light in Ramanagara district, about 50 km from Bengaluru.“

published on : 17th October 2020
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