A father-of-four has killed his 17-year-old daughter and carried her head through the streets because he did not approve of her boyfriend.
Residents spotted Sarvesh Kumar walking with the head in the Indian village of Pandetara, Uttar Pradesh yesterday.
He was on his way to a police station after cutting off his daughter’s head as part of an honour killing.
Kumar admitted to beheading his daughter with a sharp object as he was unhappy with the relationship she was in.
Kumar also claimed that he would’ve killed her lover if he could find him.
Father decapitated his 17-year-old daughter as part of honour killing.
Kumar was arrested by police and taken into custody. His wife has since been arrested.
The Police found the body of his daughter at the family home and have sent it for a post-mortem examination.
Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest number of crimes against women in 2019, according to National Crime Record bureau data.