Chhattisgarh cousins killed over love affair; two kin held


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Chhattisgarh cousins killed over love affair

In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old man and his cousin sister have been allegedly poisoned to demise by two of their members of the family in

Chhattisgarh’s Durg district for reportedly having a love affair, police mentioned on Sunday. The victims, Shrihari and his cousin Aishwarya (20), hailed from Krishna Nagar locality underneath Supela police station limits, they mentioned.

“The incident befell on Saturday, following which the accused recognized as victims’ uncle Ramu and the girl’s brother Charan have been arrested,” Ajit Yadav, Metropolis Superintendent of Police (CSP) of Bhilai Nagar mentioned.

“Final month, Shrihari and Aishwarya had eloped from their homes, positioned subsequent to one another in Krishna Nagar, following which the household had lodged their lacking grievance,” he mentioned.

Durg police later traced their location in Chennai and despatched a group there.

The 2 have been introduced again right here on October 7 and handed over to their household after finishing authorized formalities, he mentioned.

“On Saturday evening, a police patrolling group observed some suspicious actions of their homes and went inside for a standard interrogation, throughout which the 2 accused admitted to having poisoned the victims to demise,” he mentioned.

The accused additionally advised the investigators that they burnt the our bodies on the financial institution of Shivnath river close to Jevra Sirsa village, round 10 kms from Supela, he mentioned.

In line with the accused, the sufferer have been in a relationship and needed to get married, however the members of the family have been towards it, he mentioned.

Police have recovered the partially burnt our bodies of the victims and a case has been registered on this connection, the CSP mentioned, including that additional probe is underway.

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