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Man killed in the name of 'honour' in Jaipur

ANI  |  Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India] 

A man was on Wednesday killed in the name of honour here by his in-laws, said police.

The incident of honour killing happened in the Karni Vihar, Jagdamba Vihar area in the morning.

Ratan Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police , West, told ANI that love birds Amit Nayar and Mamata Choudhary tied the knot two years back against the wishes of Mamata's parents, who lived in Ganesh Vihar area.

"Since long, Amit's in-laws were pressurizing Mamata to desert her husband and live with them, but she didn't pay any heed to her parents," said Ratan Singh.

He said today morning Amit's father-in-and mother-in-came to their daughter's home on the pretext of ending the rift.

"Today morning, Amit's father-in-law, mother-in-law, and two youths came to their daughter's home. As they were sitting, one of the youths accompanying Amit's in-laws pulled a pistol and fired at Amit. Severely injured Amit was taken to nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead," said Ratan Singh.

He said that a country made type pistol was used to kill Amit.

He said that the police are questioning some persons in this connection and soon the culprits would be arrested.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 19:58 IST
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