A probe has been ordered into the position of police personnel within the honour killing of a 20-year-old lady, who had eloped and married her boyfriend.
The lady was stabbed within the chest and her throat slit open by her brothers proper exterior the police station. The brothers, who’ve been arrested, informed the police that she had introduced dishonour to the household.
Badaun SSP Sankalp Sharma mentioned that, “We are looking into the role of the investigating officer and other cops at the police station. Who leaked the information to the girl’s family that the couple was coming to the police station is very important?”
Archana Yugal, a BA pupil, belonged to a distinguished farmers’ household in Palia Gujar village in Badaun.
Archana’s father’s cousin, Devendra Kumar, who lived in the identical village, would usually name on her household. They fell in love however the relationship was taboo.
Archana and Devendra eloped on June 22 and bought married in Bareilly in a temple.
On June 30, her elder brother Ravit Kumar filed a criticism on the Dataganj police station towards Devendra and three of his members of the family, accusing them of abduction.
Archana and Devendra sought safety from the Allahabad excessive courtroom and their plea was granted.
SSP Sankalp Sharma mentioned, “We did not receive the high court order but the couple informed the local police about it. They said they wanted police protection. That is why they were asked to come to the police station.”
In the intervening night time of Wednesday and Thursday, the couple went to the Dataganj police station, ostensibly to avoid wasting themselves from the eyes of their households.
But her brothers, father and his twin brother have been mendacity in wait and earlier than the couple may realise what was occurring, her brothers, Ravit and Pushpendra, stabbed her within the chest and slit her throat. Devendra was rescued by the police.
“We have ensured Devendra’s security and Ravit and Pushpendra have been arrested from the spot with the murder weapon,” the SSP mentioned.