Minor boy kills sister for ‘falling in love with a SC boy’ close to Tirunelveli


In one more suspected case of caste killing, a minor boy hacked to demise his elder sister who was in a relationship with a Scheduled Caste youth, in Rajavallipuram in Thailiyuthu police station limits in Tirunelveli on Tuesday evening.

The incident got here to gentle when the boy walked into the police station and surrendered for the crime.

According to police, A. Thangathai (20), was working in a non-public firm working from SIPCOT industrial property at Gangaikondan. She had fallen in love with a Scheduled Caste man, who was working together with her in the identical manufacturing facility.

The sufferer’s household got here to find out about her relationship when their relative noticed the couple in a film theatre not too long ago. This led to a quarrel in the home and Thangathai went lacking on Monday evening.

The household lodged a criticism with the Thalaiyuthu police station on Tuesday and the police traced her the identical day. The woman claimed she was at her buddy’s place that evening. “The police offered to admit her in a Government home but she chose to return with her parents,” Inspector General of Police (South Zone), Ok.S. Narenthiran Nayar, stated.

When she was at residence, her 17-year previous brother picked a quarrel together with her and later hacked her to demise at round 10 p.m.

“Her boyfriend lives under the Thatchanallur police station limits and Tirunelveli City police have been asked to provide him security,” Mr. Narenthiran stated.

A case has been registered and the physique of the woman has been taken to Tirunelveli Medical College hospital for autopsy.

Content Source: www.thehindu.com

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