GHAZIABAD: The police on Wednesday arrested two more persons in connection with the honour killing case, in which a 16-year-old girl was burnt alive in Bhojpur’s Teori village on Monday.
According to the police, Zalis and Munshaad were arrested from a hideout near the village. “They have confirmed the claims of other accused Asim and Arif that Imrana’s father had asked them to straighten his daughter as one Irfan used to visit her frequently. The four accused had also scuffled with Irfan and some others on the day of incident. We will book them under the Gangster Act, the National Security Act, murder and other charges, ”said Akhil Kumar, Ghaziabad police chief.
As reported earlier, four men on Monday afternoon forced their way into Imrana’s house and beat her up. They then set her on fire. Imrana had made a dying statement before a magistrate and named the four accused.