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The girl was struck by family members last week because she wore another clothing than that traditional Indian after a religious ritual. The police opened an investigation for murder.
cases of girls and young women brutally assaulted by family members have recently made one of the newspapers in, reports the British website of the Tuesday, July 27, 2021.
The previous week, a teenager 17 years old, Neha Paswan, was beaten to death by family members in his village of Savreji Kharg (state of Uttar Pradesh in the north of the country) because they did not want her to wear jeans.
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his mother, Shakuntala Devi Paswan, told BBC Hindi that the teenager had been severely beaten with his grandfather and his uncles after a dispute about his clothes while she had just completed A religious ritual.
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unconscious, the girl had been transported by her aggressors allegedly to treat her, but her body was found near a bridge the next day.
The police triggered an investigation forand destruction of evidence against ten people, including grandparents, the uncles, aunts and cousins of the young Neha. It was under pressure from part of his family to stop studying and opting to wear traditional Indian clothes.
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