British Sikh woman’s honour killing story hits UK TV screens

  • | Tuesday | 12th February, 2019

Eventually, Sarbjit was able to free herself of her in-laws hold, which led to a Scotland Yard inquiry into Surjit’s killing. AdvertisingThe mother and son, who denied the murder charges, were finally sentenced to imprisonment following a trial 12 years ago. Bachan’s brother Darshan emerged as a suspect in India and was arrested by Indian police in 1999 in connection with Surjit’s disappearance. A high-profile honour killing case of a British Sikh woman who was taken to India by her UK-based family and then killed in Punjab over 20 years ago is set to be revived as a television documentary this week. Surjit had begun to rebel against the strict family and religious rules, wearing western outfits and going out with friends.

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