Due to lack of evidence, a Muzaffarnagar court today acquitted a man accused of killing his sister at Kidwai nagar, in a suspected case of honour killing.
Additional district sessions judge, Ghanshyam Pathak acquitted Majid, accused of killing his 21-year-old sister, saying that the prosecution had failed to prove charges against him.
According to the prosecution, the victim, Khushnuma was shot dead by her brother in her sleep on August 22 last year. The victim’s father, Sharif Ahmed had lodged an FIR against his son, accusing him of committing the crime.
During the hearing, all witnesses had turned hostile.
( Source – PTI )