Muzaffarnagar: A newly-wed couple, who eloped and got married against the wishes of their parents, on Sunday sought police protection after the girl`s family allegedly threatened to kill them.
Ghanshyampura village residents, Kawita and Bablu, who are in their early 20`s, had eloped following stiff opposition to their relationship by their families and got married on
June 26, police said.
The couple has lodged a police complaint alleging that Kanwita`s family members are threatening to kill them for marrying against their wishes following which a criminal case
has been registered against the girl`s father and five other members, they said.