In name of honour, family kills daughter

In a case of honour killing, a girl was shot dead allegedly by her family members for eloping with her lover in Sahankhedi village here, police said on Saturday.

Last Updated: Sep 10, 2011, 22:56 PM IST

Saharanpur (UP): In a case of honour
killing, a girl was shot dead allegedly by her family members
for eloping with her lover in Sahankhedi village here, police
said on Saturday.
20-year-old Rekha eloped with Yogesh, a resident of
neighbouring village Mirzapur, on September 7, Circle Officer
Vishal Vikram Singh said.
Yesterday, the family members of the two caught hold of
them and took the duo to their respective homes.

Later, the girl`s relatives allegedly shot her dead and
cremated the body, he said adding investigations were on.

PTI