Youth found dead in Punjab in suspected honour killing

A man in his mid-20s has been killed in Punjab`s Sangrur district, police said Monday and suspected it to be a case of honour killing.

Updated: Aug 30, 2010, 13:48 PM IST

Chandigarh: A man in his mid-20s has been killed in Punjab`s Sangrur district, police said Monday and suspected it to be a case of honour killing.

The body of Raja Ram was recovered early Monday by his relatives and the police from railway tracks in a village near Sangrur, about 130 km from Chandigarh.

A police official investigating the death said Raja Ram got married with Manjit Kaur last month against the wishes of her family.
Ram`s relatives allege that he was killed by the Manjit Kaur`s family members.

IANS