Manvir Saini | TNN
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CHANDIGARH: In a third incident of honour killing in two days, a BA final year student was allegedly murdered and quietly cremated by her father and other relatives in Lukvas village of Bahadurgarh rural area of Jhajjar district.
As to how the girl was murdered could not be ascertained. It is learnt that girl’s father, identified as Ajay Singh, and his family members had quietly cremated the dead body on the night intervening Wednesday and Thursday.
Having failed to stop the cremation in night, Jasbir Singh, the SHO of Bahadurgarh Sadar police station collected the ashes and remains of girls dead body on Thursday morning
“We have registered a case of murder and destruction of evidence against Ajay Singh and his relatives at Sadar police station. Accused are on the run,” said Singh.
“We were informed about the incident by a resident of the village. He informed us about the death and that the family was on their way to cremate her. Let the team arrest the accused and only then we shall ascertain as to how and when she was murdered – if this was the case,” added the SHO who is also an investigating officer of the case.
According to the information, the deceased, Kajal, was student of BA final year. On Wednesday evening she was allegedly thrashed by her parents.
According to villagers, victim’s father told them that Kajal had returned home in the evening. She looked upset and directly went to her room, where she committed suicide by hanging herself. Some family members spotted her and then the family and relatives decided to cremate her dead body without postmortem.
However, it is alleged that Kajal was in a relationship with somebody and the family had spotted her with him and this resulted into the incident.
Notably, on Wednesday, a teenage boy was brutally murdered by the brother and friends of his girlfriend in a village of Mahendergarh district. Police is conducting raids to arrest the accused.
In another incident, a bullet-ridden dead boy a 26-year-old man was found in the outskirts of his house in Matindu village. Pardeep, the victim was allegedly shot dead by brothers of a girl who was supposed to get married on Tuesday night.