Honor Killing: Constable, wife murdered in Bathinda
Bathinda, December 4, 2023: As per media reports, Punjab police constable and his wife murdered by family members of the woman, in an alleged honour killing.
According to the news published in The Tribune, complainant Sandeep Singh, who is a brother of Constable Jagmeet Singh, told the police that his brother had married Beant Kaur, alias Manni of Tungwali village four years ago against the wishes of his in-laws.
The police have booked Beant’s brother Balkaran Singh, her father Hansa Singh and Kirpal Singh under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code.,
Before marriage, the duo was living in Tungwali village and after their court marriage, they shifted to Bathinda city. Beant was working as a nursing staff in a hospital.
According to the complainant, Jagmeet had gone to meet his wife at the residence of his in-laws at Tungwali village.
Due to a dispute among the duo, Beant was staying at her paternal residence in the village.
It’s alleged that Beant’s family members attacked Jagmeet on Sunday night after an argument and when she tried to interfere, she was also attacked.