Honour killing the major cause of this dishonest killings is caste. Caste belongs to Hindu religion. Therefore we should reject Hindu religion or should have reformed.
Nalgonda district has been hit in the news. In Mirealaguda. Perumalla. Pranay, a youth of Vinbhunagar, was murdered by the busiest Jyoti Hospital. Pranay has a love marriage with a girl named Amrita 6 months back. She was pregnant. Pranay and Amrutha went to a local gynaecologist on Friday for a checkup. After completed the checkup they returning home, A man came from behind and attacked Pranay with a knife. In this attack, Pranay died on the spot. Amrutha shocked to killing her husband badly. The incident recorded on CCTV.
Pranay and Amrutha go out of the hospital and chatting with each other, another woman accompany with them When the pair reaches the gate, a man can be seen coming from behind them, walking briskly. When he comes out of the hospital gate, the young man attacks Pranay’s neck with a machete. Pranay falls to the first blow, and when the two women try to turn back from their initial shock and turn him back, the attacker once again kills him in the head.
Pranay Perumalla did not withstand the gruesome attack. CCTV footage from Jyothi hospital in Nalgonda district captured Pranay’s brutal murder with her pregnant wife Amrutha, who came for her check-up.
The couple married six months ago. Amrutha is three months pregnant. CCTV visuals Amrutha, another woman running towards the hospital, was thrown in for help, but police said that he died on the spot.
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Pranay who was born from a Scheduled Caste community, Amrutha was from a Vaisya caste. A forward caste in Hindu religious ladder of the caste system.
Amrutha’s parents are unwilling to marry a lower caste boy Pranay. But they married six months ago against Amrutha parents will. Recently a reception was held at Pranay’s grand mother’s home. Amrutha’s father Maruthi Rao is a real estate trader in Miriyalaguda.
District superintend police officer Ranganath reached the spot and reviewed the situation. The SP of police once gave counselling to Amrutha’s father Maruthi Rao, miserably the police failed to save Pranay’s life.
In Telangana, Young Dalit boys have been killing by upper caste men for having a love affair with their daughters. There are a series of murders have been happening since 2014.
On March 14, 2017, Madhukar a Dalit young boy and driver by profession was killed in Khanapur village of MAnthani Mandal, Khammam District of Telangana state. Police registered a case as an accidental death. But Madhukar parents said it was ‘honour killing by family members of a Munnuru – Kapu caste girl with whom Madhukar had been in love.
On May 2017, Naresh a Dalit youth aged 23 was killed by upper caste man Srinivas Reddy. Naresh fell in love with Swathi from the Reddy community while they were studying at a college at Valigonda in Nalgonda district. As Swathi belonged to a Reddy community her father did not accept their love. They eloped to Mumbai and got married.
There are 17 honour killing cases were registered in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states. Most killings took place when the victims had inter-caste marriage that too with a lower caste man in the Hindu ladder caste system. However, there was a supreme court recommendation to bring a law to prevent honour killings. So far no such move has been taken up by the centre. There is also a supreme court ruling which states that stern action should be taken place to curb such killings. But police still bookcases under IPC section 302 for murder and honour killing happen under section 299 cases are registering.
In Latha Singh vs the State of UP 2006 honour killing judgement, the supreme court called it ‘barbaric.’ “There is nothing honourable in such killings. But in fact, they are nothing but a barbaric act of murder committed by brutal, feudal minded persons who deserve harsh punishment.” said the supreme court judgement.
As per National Crime Records Bureau statistics, honour killings in India have grown by around 796 per cent from 2014 to 2015. While 28 murders were reported in this category in 2014 it jumped to 251 in 2015. Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh recorded the highest number of such killings. Telangana and Andhra Pradesh came fourth and fifth on the chart.