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Man kills 12-year-old sister for family honour in Rohtak

IANS   |  Apr 23, 2011, 13:04PM IST

Rohtak: In yet another case of honour killing, a youth killed his 12-year-old sister at Roorki village in Rohtak district for the sake of his family's honour.

Police said on Saturday the accused, Charan Singh, in his early 20s, worked at Rohtak at a brick kiln. The girl, his sister who studied in Class five, was murdered on Wednesday night.

Investigation Officer of the case Ajmer Singh said, "We detained four people, including Charan, for questioning. During intense interrogation, he confessed his crime," said.

Singh further said, "He said he was not happy as his sister used to talk to another youth at the same brick-kiln.”
The girl's parents were living in an Uttar Pradesh village.

During the last few months, many cases of honour killings, including murders of young boys and girls, have rocked different parts of Haryana.

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