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Dalit man killed for marrying upper caste girl in Tamil Nadu

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:55 IST

In a suspected incident of honour killing, a Dalit man was hacked to death, while his wife was brutally assaulted by three men in Tiruppur district of Tamil Nadu.

The victims were identified as V Sankar, a 23-year-old engineering student and his wife of eight months, Kaushalya.

The attack, which took place in a crowded market, was captured on CCTV.

The footage shows the attackers dragging and beating the couple while the crowd looks on. The three men later escaped on a two-wheeler.


A five-member team of Tiruppur Police has launched a search operation to find the assailants.

First published: 14 March 2016, 8:53 IST
 
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