Posts Tagged ‘honor killing’

A day after a Dalit man was killed on a busy street in Udumalaipettai town of Tamil Nadu’s Tirupur district, the father-in-law of the victim surrendered before a court in Dindigul on Monday and claimed responsibility for the murder.   Six teams have been formed to look for the assailants. Udumalaipttai’s DSP Vivekanandan said although […]


6 people including father, mother, elder sister and other three relatives of a deceased girl arrested by police in Vilathur village, near Paramakudi taluka in an alleged mysterious suicide case of non-Dalit 21-year-old girl who is said five days after she eloped with her Dalit boyfriend found dead in her father’s home on Saturday. Emaneswaram […]


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 […]