Two widows living together in an Indian village were bludgeoned to death by relatives who believed they were lesbians.
The attack, which took place in the witnessed by hundreds of fellow villagers. None of them came to the women’s aid.
One of the murderers told police: “We have killed them as they were spoiling the image of our family and bringing a bad name to our community. It was necessary to save the honor of our family.”
The victims were both only 35 years old. One had an eight-year-old child and the other a 15-year-old.