New Delhi (CNN)A teenager has been arrested in western India for beheading his 19-year-primitive sister while his mother allegedly held the young lady’s legs, primarily based on police.
The victim, who bought married against her fogeys’ wishes, became once two months pregnant, police told CNN Tuesday, citing her husband.
The incident took divulge on Sunday in Vaijapur, Maharashtra, and neither the victim nor accused were publicly named by police.
“The girl (19) went against her fogeys’ wishes and bought married 5 months ago. They had a court marriage and since then she had now no longer been fervent with her family and became once living with her husband,” Kailash Prajapati, a senior police authentic in Vaijapur, Maharashtra, told CNN.
The victim’s mother and brother got right here to her dwelling on Sunday, and the victim invited them internal for tea, Prajapati acknowledged.
“That’s when the brother took a scythe and struck her four cases and beheaded her. They then picked up the pinnacle and saved it starting up air the home in the yard and left the body internal,” Prajapati acknowledged.
“The mother became once conserving her legs at some level of the incident and became once equally complicit,” he added.
The lady’s husband, who became once at dwelling because he became once feeling too in uncomfortable health to work, became once asleep in the home on the time of the incident, and awoke when he heard the noise, police acknowledged.
“The accused attacked him as effectively nonetheless he became once ready to flee,” Prajapati acknowledged.
Police acknowledged the pair later visited a police divulge and confessed to the killing. Police launched an investigation after they went to the home and came upon the body and head.
“The boy is a minor primarily based on his starting up certificates and he has been sent to a juvenile dwelling and the mummy is in custody.”
The baby and his mother are yet to be formally charged, nonetheless Prajapati acknowledged the police speak listed execute as the charge for each and each, pending an investigation.
Police are anticipating a postmortem to substantiate if the victim became once pregnant.
The details in the allegation fit the pattern of an honor killing.
So-called honor killing is most assuredly the execute of a lady or girl by male kinfolk who interpret their actions by claiming that the victim has brought dishonor upon the family.
India reported 23 so-called “honor killings” in 2020, primarily based on statistics from the nation’s National Crime Records Bureau.