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Haryana man gets death penalty for honour killing of sister

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

In a case of honour killing, a 26- year-old man was on Wednesday awarded the death penalty by a court in town in for murdering his sister in February last year.

The death penalty was awarded to of Juglan village in district, around 250 km from here, by additional District and on Wednesday.

The court held guilty for murdering his sister on February 9, 2017, after she got married to a man called Rohtas earlier in August 2015.

The woman's family was opposed to the marriage as Rohtas belonged to a different community.

was found dead under suspicious circumstances in the village on February 9 last year. She was hastily cremated by the family.

Rohtas later complained to the police alleging that was a victim of honor killing.

Following this, the police arrested for the death of Kiran.



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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 21:48 IST