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UP couple murdered in suspected dishonour killing case

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 18:20

Muzaffarnagar: In a suspected case of dishonour killing, a 25-year-old girl was allegedly hacked to death by her father and four other family members in the Budhana tehsil in the district, police said on Wednesday.

The victim, who had an affair with a middle aged man, was strangled to death by her father Nepal Singh and four of her relatives- Karamvir, Bijender, Sonu and Ashu last evening, Superintendent of Police (Crime) Kalpana Saxena said here.

Later, the enraged family members also attacked the girl`s lover Manchand (55) with sharp weapons, leading to severe injuries to him.

The victim succumbed while being taken to hospital, Saxena said.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered against the accused while further probes are on, the SP added.


First Published: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 18:20

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