Governor seeks report from govt on `honour killing` of Hindu man in Hyderabad

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Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Friday sought a “detailed report” from the state government on the murder of a Hindu youth allegedly by his Muslim wife`s relatives here, in a suspected case of honour killing.

The 25-year old Hindu man was brutally killed in public view here by his Muslim wife`s brother and another person in a case of suspected honour killing, with the incident sending shock waves after the gory murder that was caught on camera went viral.

According to a Raj Bhavan press communique, “Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan having gone through various media reports on the gruesome murder of B Nagaraju on 04-05-2022 night at Saroornagar in GHMC area, alleged to have been killed due to his interfaith marriage”, sought a detailed report on the murder from the government.

The incident happened on Wednesday night at Saroornagar when the victim, B Nagaraju, a Dalit was travelling on a motorbike with his wife and was confronted by his attackers — Syed Mobin Ahmed and Mohammed Masood Ahmed — who came on a scooter, stopped the couple on the road and attacked the man in full public view with an iron rod before stabbing him with a knife, killing him on the spot, police said. Both persons have been arrested.

Police had said Syed Mobin Ahmed was opposed to his sister`s relationship with Nagaraju, and had even warned her against it.

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