Parents arrested for allegedly killing daughter

In an unprecedented instance of honour killing in this district, parents of a girl were today arrested for allegedly strangulating her to death for falling in love with a dalit. Police said that the incident happened in Gedela Lanka village in Konaseema region where 18 year old Bonthu Nandini Sirisha was done to death allegedly by her Father Venkateswara Rao after she failed to relent to their pressures to marry a youth from their own Backward Classes community instead of marrying her lover. Since their attempts to convince her failed the father in a fit of anger beat her black and blue and allegedly strangulated her to death allegedly with the assistance of her mother, police said.