A 20 year old girl was allegedly murdered by her own father in a suspected incident of honour killing The girl a student of Harshini college in Ongole was having an affair with a boy studying in the same college.
As the boy belonged to a scheduled caste community the girl’s family opposed the affair. However the girl Vaishnavi remained stubborn and even left her house to join a hostel. Her parents went to Tirupati and brought her back. Trouble started brewing again between Vaishnavi and her family members as she refused to put an end to her love affair. Her father in a fit of rage throttled her neck killing her on the spot. He escaped from the scene after throttling her. The police have registered a case and investigations are on