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Honour killing: Man poisons daughter in UP’s Muzaffarnagar

PTI
Published : Aug 14, 2018, 2:43 pm IST
Updated : Aug 14, 2018, 2:45 pm IST

The girl, a class 7 student, before dying in the hospital gave a statement that her father gave poison to her, he said.

The accused confessed to giving poison to his daughter, the officer said. (Representational image)
 The accused confessed to giving poison to his daughter, the officer said. (Representational image)

Muzaffarnagar: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 15-year-old girl was poisoned to death, allegedly by her father in the Bhopa police station area of Muzaffarnagar, police said on Tuesday.

The girl was found in a serious condition at a crematorium in Shukratal on Monday evening, Station House Officer (SHO) of the Bhopa police station, V P Singh said, adding she was rushed to a hospital where she died during treatment.

The girl, a class 7 student, before dying gave a statement that her father gave poison to her, he said.

On the basis of her statement, her father, Sunder Singh, was arrested, the SHO said.

The accused confessed to giving poison to his daughter, the officer said. He told police that his family belongs to Ghazaibad district. His wife passed away five-six months back and since then he suspected her character, the police officer said.

An investigation is underway in the matter, the officer added.

Tags: honour killings, muzaffarnagar crime, father kills daughter
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Muzaffarnagar