Three arrested for honour killing in Odisha’s Rourkela

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Rourkela, May 15:

Police today arrested three persons in connection with a suspected case of honour killing in Odisha’s Steel City-Rourkela.

The arrested have been identified as Ranjan Singh, Sandip Singh (brothers of the deceased) and Arpit Singh (brother-in-law of the deceased). Police have forwarded them to court.

According to reports, one Amrita Singh, a young lady from Plant Site police station area had married a youth belonging to a different religious community much against the wishes of her family members.

Enraged over the incident, Amrita’s brothers-Ranjan and Sandip and her brother-in-law Arpit strangled her to death before cremating her body, reports added.

Police arrested the trio following a complaint by Amrita’s husband Naseem Khan six days after the incident, reports further added.


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