Girl killed by family for eloping in UP

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 13:16

Bijnor: In a case of dishonour killing, a girl
was allegedly done to death by her family members for eloping with a youth, who was also injured in the attack in Najibabad
area here, police sources said.

Arun Kumar (22), a resident of Gurha Sarai village, was
having an affair with a 19-year-old girl and the couple eloped
from their houses last Saturday, they said.

Police said that when the couple was returning to the
village yesterday, they were attacked by the girl`s family
members with sticks and sharp-edged weapons.

The couple was rushed to district hospital where the
doctors declared the girl dead, they said adding that Arun was
stated to be critical.

Superintendent of Police Dalveer Singh Yadav said that
the guilty would be booked after primary investigations.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 13:16

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