In a suspected case of dishonour killing, a 21-year-old man and his cousin sister had been allegedly poisoned to demise by two of their relations in Chhattisgarh’s Durg district for reportedly having an affair, police stated on Sunday.
The victims, Shrihari and his cousin Aishwarya, 20, had been from Krishna Nagar locality, they stated.
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“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 criticism,” he stated.
Durg police later traced their location in Chennai and despatched a group there. The 2 had been introduced again right here on October 7 and handed over to their household after finishing authorized formalities, he stated.
“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 stated.
The accused additionally informed 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 stated.
In accordance with the accused, the sufferer had been in a relationship and wished to get married, however the relations had been towards it, he stated.
Police have recovered the partially burnt our bodies of the victims and a case has been registered on this connection, the CSP stated, including that additional probe is underway.