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Uttar Pradesh: Teenage girl killed for dishonour

Last Updated: Saturday, July 16, 2011 - 12:56

Muzaffarnagar: In a suspected case of dishonour killing, a 17-year-old girl was allegedly strangulated to death by her family members in Chorawala village in the
district, police said on Satuirday.

Sonia, who was having an affair with a Dalit youth Sonu (22), was killed last evening by her father Sukka Kashyap and other family members, who were opposed to their relationship, they said.

The victim`s body was recovered by the police when her family was trying to secretly cremate her near the Ganga river, they said, adding that the girl`s family members are absconding.

In another case, the semi-nude body of a woman was found in a field in Mundait village in the district.

Police suspect that the victim was raped and murdered.

The bodies have been sent for postmortem and investigation is on in both the cases.


First Published: Saturday, July 16, 2011 - 12:56
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