The girl wanted to marry a boy from the same village. When she did not bow down to family pressure, her father Brajesh Singh used her dupatta to strangle her and then turned himself in to the police
Brijesh Singh, a factory-worker, murdered his 18-year-old daughter on Friday, Sonepat Superintendent of Police Arun Nehra said, adding that the accused has surrendered.
"We registered a case on the complaint of the victim's mother. She told us that there used to be altercations between her husband and daughter on many occasions in the past," he said.