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Girl killed by her brother for affair in Delhi

IANS [ Updated 09 Oct 2012, 20:46:26 ]
Girl killed by her brother for affair in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 9: A young man of 18 early Tuesday stabbed to death his sister, a year younger to him, for her love affair with a boy he disapproved of, Delhi Police said.

Laxmi, resident of east Delhi's Mandawali area, was repeatedly knifed by her brother Sujit, 18, around 1 a.m. Tuesday.

She was rushed to the Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital where doctors pronounced her dead.

"Both the siblings study in a Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya in Class 11. The girl had an affair with a boy. Sujit told Laxmi to break up her relation with that boy but she continued," said a police officer.

"Last (Monday) night the boy stabbed his sister several times and fled from the spot. A case has been registered and hunt is now on for Sujit," added the officer.

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