Honour killings in Haryana: In three cases in 1.5 months, girl victims’ kin convicted

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Written by SUKHBIR SIWACH
| Chandigarh |
Published: May 18, 2018 12:22:52 am


 In all three cases, mothers of the victim girls have been convicted under murder charges apart from other family members. (Representational Image)

In less than one-and-a-half months, trial courts in Haryana have convicted family members in three separate cases of honour killings of girls in the state. In all three cases, mothers of the victim girls have been convicted under murder charges apart from other family members. In the latest case, a Sonipat Court Wednesday convicted the mother of a girl victim, her three brothers and a cousin for “strangulating the 17-year old girl after poisoning her in 2016 over “her relation with a village youth”.

Public prosecutor Pawan Attri told The Indian Express that the decision on quantum of…

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