Nidhi’s body was sliced into six parts. She was beheaded as well, and the torso was chopped in two. Her arms and legs were hacked off.
The couple from Gharnawati village, 8 km from Rohtak, was allegedly killed by the girl’s parents for bringing “disgrace” to the family. According to the community’s tradition, marriage within the same gotra and the same village is taboo.
On Saturday, police recovered five sharp-edged weapons from Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, which, they claimed, were the murder weapons. So far, five persons including girl’s parents, uncle and brother, have been arrested for the murders.