Honour killing: Girl murdered by mother, brother

Last Updated: Thu, Oct 20, 2011 05:59 hrs

Jaipur: In a case of honour killing, a girl was allegedly killed by her mother and brother after they found out her love affair with a local boy in Rajasthan's Sikar city, police said here on Wednesday.

"The incident took place yesterday at Bandyawas area. 22-year-old Babita was strangulated by her mother, brother and aunty after they came to know that she was having a relationship with a local boy," senior police official Ratan Lal said.

A search is on to nab the trio who fled after committing the crime, he said.

Babita's father is a assistant police sub-inspector posted at Bikaner.

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