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Man kills daughter for wanting to marry outside of caste in Delhi

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Jun 17, 2024 06:06 PM IST

Man kills daughter for wanting to marry outside of caste in Delhi

New Delhi, A man allegedly slit his daughter's throat and dumped her body here on a farm in Rohini's Kanjhawala area for wanting to marry a man from another case against the wishes of the family, police said on Monday.

Man kills daughter for wanting to marry outside of caste in Delhi
Man kills daughter for wanting to marry outside of caste in Delhi

The woman was found lying in a pool of blood with multiple stab wounds in a farmland in Chandpur village in Kanjhawla on Sunday, they said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Guriqbal Singh Sidhu said the 46-year-old accused has been arrested. He said police received a call about the incident at 8.53 pm on Sunday.

Sidhu said a police team immediately reached the spot and found a woman with deep injuries in her neck and abdomen. She was shifted to a hospital where doctors declared her brought dead.

In view of the sensitivity case, multiple police teams were formed for the case. CCTV footage of the area was analysed, he said.

Police traced the registration number of the cab that was used by the father-daughter duo. On the basis of technical evidence, police identified the woman and found that the man was her father, another police officer said.

The father was picked up by a police team on Monday morning and he confessed to the crime. He told police that he had picked up his daughter from his son's home in Narela on Sunday evening, the officer said.

According to police, the man hired a cab to go to their house in Prem Nagar but he had a fight with her daughter over an issue on the way. They asked the driver to drop them in Kanjhawala, which is when he allegedly took her to the farm, slit her throat and stabbed her multiple times, leaving her dead on the spot, the officer said.

The accused told the police that the family was a native of Bihar's Muzaffarpur.

The man said his daughter was having an affair with a man from another caste in Muzaffarpur and she wanted to marry him too, bringing disrepute to the family's name, the accused told police.

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