Newly-wed couple seeks police protection in Muzaffarnagar

A newly-wed couple, belonging to different communities, has sought police protection after they were threatened by the girl`s family members here.

Last Updated: Jun 16, 2010, 22:56 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A newly-wed couple,
belonging to different communities, has sought police
protection after they were threatened by the girl`s family
members here.

Durgesh and Anisa Begum alais Sonia, both residents of
Khatoli town in the district, belong to different communities.
The couple eloped after their families opposed the alliance
and got married against their parents` wishes yesterday.

The couple has been provided police protection by the
district authorities following their request, District
Magistrate Santosh Kumar said today.

Meanwhile, the girl`s family members are staging a
protest outside the boy`s house demanding their daughter back.

PTI