Man stabs to death sister, inflicts knife injuries on brother-in-law

In a case of honour killing, Mahabub Basha stabbed to death his sister Rabia and inflicted grievous stab wounds on his brother-in-law Gangaraju in Eguva Thamballapalle village in Kalasapadu mandal in Kadapa district on Thursday, enraged at their inter-religious marriage.

A relative intervened and in turn stabbed Mahabub Basha, police said. Gangaraju and Mahabub Basha were rushed to RIMS hospital in Kadapa for treatment. Gangaraju and Rabia got married last year against the wishes of their family members and left the village, police said. However, they returned to the village three weeks ago and were residing in a rented house. Mahabub Basha went to his sister’s house and stabbed her and his brother-in-law, police said.

The Kalasapadu police registered a case.