The Washington Post report
, JAIPUR, India — A man who was distressed by the way his daughter was living her life, chopped off her head with a sword. As if that wasn't enough, he then paraded her head through his village before giving it to local authorities in western India.
Ogad Singh was a reputable marble miner with a 20 year old daughter. Singh's daughter had been living her parents in the Rajasthani village of Dungarji, after she left her husband two years earlier.
Police Superintendent Umesh Ojha says Singh was disturbed that his daughter was having affairs with men. Two weeks ago, Singh became furious when his daughter eloped with one of the men she was having affairs with.
There are many social clashes throughout India as youths rebel from traditions that are forced on them. Traditions such as, arranged marriage or restrictions on women venturing out of their parents' or husbands' homes, according to the Jakarta Post