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Updated on: Sunday, June 02, 2019, 12:06 AM IST

Honour killing in Kolkata, brother beheads sister

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Kolkata : In the first case of honour killing in Kolkata, a garment trader decapitated his younger sister with a sword and took the severed head to the police station where he surrendered.

The 29-year-old trader, identified as Mehtab Alam, discovered that his sister, 24-year-old Nilofer Bibi, a mother of two was staying with a rickshaw-puller with whom she had eloped, police sources said. Alam went to the rickshaw-puller’s house, dragged outhis sister and beheaded her with the sword in full public view on Friday. According to eye witnesses, Alam justified his crime saying he did it punish his sister for the extra-marital affair.

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Published on: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 01:43 AM IST
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