Brother in for her honor killing
Two brothers, who had poisoned their sister and then hanged for loving Dalit boy, were arrested under the charges of honor killing.
17 year-old Hindu girl Gomathi of Seevalaperi in Thoothukudi district had fell in love with Murugan, 22 of Thiruvenkadanathapuram in Thoothukudi district. As the Gomathi’s Hindu family opposed the marriage with Dalit boy she went to Muguran’s house on Thursday and decided to stay with him.
Gomathi’s brothers who were angry on her went to Murugan’s home and convinced to take home back promising they would support her to marry after she will complete 18. But later they had poisoned and hanged her.
Seevalaperi police arrested both accused against the charge of honor killing.
Along with India this notorious honor killing have occurred in Bangladesh, Great Britain, Brazil, Ecuador, Egypt, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Pakistan, Morocco, Sweden, Turkey, and Uganda.
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