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Youth in love with upper-caste girl found dead

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013 - 18:22

Ballia (Uttar Pradesh): A teenage dalit youth was found dead here on Friday, with police suspecting he might have been murdered over love affair with an upper-caste girl.
The 17-year-old youth had gone out this morning after being called by someone and later, his body was recovered from a ditch in Rampur village, DSP Brijesh Kumar Singh said, adding it is suspected he was strangulated to death.

The youth was in a relationship with a Brahmin girl from the neighbouring Maniyar Piyaripur village for past four years and the latter`s family was against it, Singh said.

An FIR has been lodged against four persons and the body of the deceased has been sent for post-mortem, Singh said.


First Published: Friday, January 25, 2013 - 18:22

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