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Honour killing? Man axes daughter to death

Our Correspondent Abohar, June 24 In a suspected case of honour killing, a farmer allegedly axed his daughter to death for having an affair with a local youth in Sriganganagar on Saturday. Ratno Bai told the police her husband Balbir Singh Raisikh repeatedly attacked their daughter Paramjit Kaur (19) with an axe. He pushed Ratno away as she tried to intervene, causing minor injuries. As she cried for help, neighbours rushed in and caught hold of the accused and handed him over to the police. Naresh Nirwan, SHO, said a case under Section 302 of the IPC has been registered. Preliminary investigation has brought out that Balbir had allowed Paramjit to get married to her friend at a community meeting held on June 21 night, but on Saturday attacked her in a fit of rage. Probe findings The inve...