Profile of the victim : Malti’s father, Awadesh, works at a factory in Ludhiana, Punjab. Her mother died 15 years ago. As a result, Malti stayed at her grandfather’s place at Sarojni Naidu Nagar under Bilhaur police station. She was planning to elope with a neighbour belonging to another caste.
Murdered person : Malti Kashyap
The accused : her grandfather Babulal Kashyap 65.
Place of Murder : Sarojni Naidu Nagar under Bilhaur police station in UP.
Date of Murder : 15th Feb 2011
Assassination : Finding out that his granddaughter, Malti (19), a resident of Sarojni Naidu Nagar under Bilhaur police station, was planning to elope with a neighbour belonging to another caste, 65-year-old Babulal Kashyap killed her with an axe on Tuesday and kept her body inside the house. Neighbours, who heard Malti’s cries for mercy, informed the police, who recovered the body and arrested Kashyap. An unrepentant Kashyap told media persons: “Nothing is bigger than family honour, therefore I murdered my granddaughter.”