They placed the daughter's body in straw and set it on fire.
The remains of the half-burnt girl found in a heap of straw in Mangarthu village of Kamtaul police station area of Darbhanga district belonged to 15-year-old minor Kanchan Kumari. Kanchan Jali was not burnt. This painful incident was carried out by none other than the father who gave birth to the girl, along with his father i.e. the grandfather of the girl. The father first cut the piece of his liver into several pieces, then put it in a sack, placed it in a pile of straw and set it on fire.
Regarding the incident, Shyam Das, the father of the deceased girl, told how he cut the piece of his liver into many pieces. Shyam Das told that first he strangled Kanchan to death, then cut off both her hands and both legs with an axe. After that, he tried to hide the body by tying it in a sack, but when he could not succeed, he changed his plan. The dead body was placed under the straw in Chulhai Mahato's farm, located some distance away from the house, and set on fire.
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Disclosing the matter, Darbhanga City SP Shubham Arya termed it as a case of honor killing and said that three accused in this incident, including the deceased's father Shyam Das, grandfather Umesh Das and Shatrughan Das, have been arrested. The ax and iron rod used to cut the girl's body in the incident have been seized from these people.
On what basis was the daughter brutally murdered?
Kanchan's father Shyam Das, the main accused in this incident, told that he has six daughters and one son, of whom Kanchan was the eldest. She always used to talk to someone through mobile phone, for which we always used to explain to her, but she was ignoring the advice of her family members. Angered by this, we took this step. First he killed him by attacking him with an axe, then cut off his hands and legs, placed them under a pile of straw in a neighbor's field and set them on fire.
Police arrested all three accused
City SP Shubham Arya said that this case is completely of honor killing. In this incident, the girl's father and grandfather together first strangulated the girl to death, then cut off both the arms and legs of the body. All three accused have been arrested in this case. The three arrested accused have also admitted to carrying out the incident.