Honour killing: Girl axed to death by father

\ Ghaziabad, Oct 26 (PTI) In a case of honour killing, a 45\year-old-man killed his daughter here today, police said.\ Asha Ram hit daughter Soniya (19) with an axe when she was\in sleep in the pre-dawn hours, they said.\ Senior Superintendent of Police Deepak Kumar Singh said\Soniya was in a relationship with one Gaurav and Ram was not\happy with it.\ Ram, a tailor by profession, took the extreme step when\his wife Rekha went to fetch milk from a nearby dairy and\entered into the room where Soniya was sleeping along with\her younger sisters. He hit her neck with the sharp-edged\weapon.\ After killing here, he placed the body in a street and\reached the police station and surrendered before police\officials.\ The body has been sent for postmortem and Ram to jail, the\SSP added. PTI CORR AQS\AQS\


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