Bulandshahr: A minor girl and her paramour were murdered allegedly by her 19-year-old brother here in an apparent case of honour killing, police said today.
Sonu, a minor girl hailing from Risalu village falling under Chhatari Police station here, was having an affair with her married neighbour Tarun (24), Superintendent of Police (City) Pankaj Pandey said.
The couple went absconding for a few days. Upon their return, girl's elder brother Atul attacked the couple with a spade killing the minor on the spot, police said.
Meanwhile, the girl's paramour succumbed to his injuries while he was being taken to hospital, Superintendent of Police (Rural) said.
The accused surrendered before police and admitted of committing the murders. He has been sent to jail, the SP (Rural) said.