Baljit Kaur and Ashwini Kumar

Baljit Kaur (F) and Ashwini Kumar (M) (India)
July 14, 2007:

After Haryana, Punjab was today rocked by a couple’s elimination by the girl’s relatives in spite of police protection by the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Baljit Kaur, a Jat Sikh girl from Rauli village and her husband Ashwini Kumar, alias Sonu, had to pay with their lives for getting married against the wishes of the girl’s parents. Baljit’s relatives allegedly abducted the couple, killed them and then threw their bodies into the Beas.