Honor killing: Man poisons daughter to death in UP
In a suspected case of honor killing, a 15-year-old girl was poisoned to death allegedly by her father in UP's Muzaffarnagar district, police said today. The girl was found in a serious condition at a crematorium in Shukratal in the district last evening, SHO of Bhopa police station, VP Singh said, adding she was rushed to a hospital where she died during treatment.
Accused confessed to giving poison to daughter: Police
The girl, a Class 7 student, before dying gave a statement that her father gave poison to her, Singh said. On the basis of her statement, her father Sunder Singh was arrested, SHO said, adding that the accused confessed to giving poison to his daughter. He told police that his wife passed away five-six months back and since then he suspected his daughter's character.