Man kills sister`s lover for honour, arrested

In an apparent case of honour killing, a man was arrested here for allegedly murdering his sister`s lover, police said.

Last Updated: Nov 05, 2011, 21:08 PM IST

Ghaziabad: In an apparent case of honour
killing, a man was arrested here for allegedly murdering his
sister`s lover in Pawla village of the district, police said
on Saturday.

Raju, the girl`s brother, was arrested yesterday and he
has confessed to the crime, police said.

On November 2, Raju killed 20-year-old Sonu, a native of
Sirhora village of the district, police said.

Sonu was in a relationship with sister of Raju and had
eloped with her in 2006, Superintendent of Police (City) J K
Shahi said.

Raju threw Sonu`s body into Hindon river after the
murder, the SP said.

Efforts were on to fish out the body, he said.

PTI