We have been listening and viewing honour killing cases every now and then and this is why honour killing cases don’t surprise us anymore but what now makes us more furious is that these honour killing cases happen in big metro cities also. The most authentic and perfect example is our national capital, New Delhi where Ankit Saxena gruesome murder proves that Indian parents and relatives doesn’t accept love easily and if the love happens between different caste and religion, then couple’s fate is decided as their death.
Cases in Haryana state which brought these honor killing cases to mainstreams are still in our minds. Here are the cases where lovers had to pay prices as their death.
Man stabbed to death in Telangana for honour
A newly married man was stabbed to death in front of his wife outside a hospital in Nalgonda district in Telangana. On day the deceased brought his wife to hospital for checkup and while returning to their home, an unidentified person suddenly pounced over the deceased. The attacker stabbed twice in the neck of the deceased and put him to death right on the spot. It was a love marriage and some relatives were opposed to this as the wedding was intercaste.
17 year old girl shot dead by her father in Rajasthan
A 17-year-old girl, studying in Class XII, was shot dead and burnt allegedly by her father and other relatives at Samrathpura village in Dholpur district of the state. The girl was in a relationship with a classmate which was disapproved by the family.
Married couple killed
A married couple who were also from the same community was hacked to death by the relatives of the girl in Telangana Rajanna Sircilla district. The couple, identified as Nedunuri Rachana and N Harish were attacked with swords killing them on the spot. The duo, both neighbours and belonging to the same community had got married a couple of months ago. Rachana’s uncles Ashok, Shekhar and Nagaraju who brought her up after she lost her parents were against the relationship as Harish was an auto driver.
21 year old youth killed for’ honour’ in Kasganj