Rae Bareli: A middle-aged couple belonging to a backward community was killed and later their bodies were hanged from a tree allegedly by a criminal and his aides in Dalmau area, police said here on Saturday.
Mithilesh alias Raju (45) and his wife (40) were strangulated to death when they were sleeping outside their house. Their bodies were later hanged from the tree in Bahrana
village in the wee hours this morning, they said.
The reason behind the murder is yet to be ascertained. Raju`s daughter Kunti has lodged a complaint against the criminal Rahul Singh, who is on the run after escaping
from police custody last year, and two others in this regard, they said.