After lover, girl too burnt to death by her family
VARSHA, THE girl whose lover Raghuveer Sharma had been allegedly burnt to death by her father, also met the same fate by her family yesterday, the police said. Sharma had been burnt to death by Varsha?s father Hasan Khan and his accomplices in Joura town of Bhind district.india Updated: Jan 17, 2006 17:15 IST
VARSHA, THE girl whose lover Raghuveer Sharma had been allegedly burnt to death by her father, also met the same fate by her family yesterday, the police said. Sharma had been burnt to death by Varsha’s father Hasan Khan and his accomplices in Joura town of Bhind district.
The police said that Varsha was burnt to death by her mother, maternal granduncle and uncle in Bhind. Hasan Khan had been arrested and sent to jail for burning Raghuveer Sharma alias Kallu. According to sources, Varsha was sent to Bhind with her mother to her grand maternal uncle and maternal uncle after Hasan Khan was arrested by the police.
On Sunday, Nazeer, the grand maternal uncle of Varsha, maternal uncles Kallu and Rauf, and her mother guddu poured petrol on Varsha and torched her. The alleged killers of Varsha were taking the dead body of Varsha to the brother of Hasan Khan in Sumalmi when police got the information and intercepted the body of Varsha and sent the same for Gwalior for postmortem.
The rural police registered a case of murder and started investigation. Meanwhile, angry at the burning alive of Sharma, the Brahman International organisation called on the IG Police Gwalior-Chambal, Sanjay Rana, with the family members of the deceased and submitted a memorandum to him.
Hundreds of members of the Brahmin community led by the district president of organisation Dr L N Mishra reached the police control room Huzrat Kotwali at 11 am today and submitted a memorandum to Rana. They demanded arrest of the remaining absconding accused in the case, government service to one member of the victim’s family, financial assistance and arms licence for self defence.
The organisation also narrated the assault by antisocial elements on Hakim Sharma of Gadiapura and Ms Rani Devi Awasthi of Pragati Nagar. Rana assured the organisation of taking immediate action on the demands.
First Published: Jan 17, 2006 17:15 IST