A teen couple were hacked to death after they were caught in a compromising position in the girls house in Meerut on Friday morning.
Four of the girls cousins were named in the case and one of them was arrested in the evening.
The incident occurred at Kina Nagar village in Bhawanpur,said Sharad Sachan,Meerut Additional Superintendent of Police (Rural).
Manoj Gaderiya (19),a resident of the village,was found dead inside the house of Kalua Ansari around 10 am. The body of Ansaris daughter Afsana (18) was found in the lane outside her house. Both had been attacked with sharp-edged weapons.
Sachan said Wasim,the man arrested,revealed that the family was not at home when Afsana called Manoj. They returned to find the two in a compromising position.
Wasim and his three brothers attacked the couple,killing them on the spot. They dumped the girls body outside the house and escaped.
In another incident in Bareilly,a youth was shot dead after he was caught with a girl in Bithrichainpur late on Thursday night. The girls father who shot the youth and two of his relatives were arrested later. The Deputy Inspector General,Bareilly,Aditya Mishra,said the victim,Guddu (21) was having an affair with Sardar Dalip Singhs daughter and Dalip caught them in a compromising position last night.
He shot the youth with his licensed gun.
Late at night,the cops took the body for postmortem. But the locals,under the impression that the accused had concealed the body,attacked Dalip Singhs house on Friday morning and set it on fire. The police had to use force to disperse the agitated crowd.
SI shot dead during vehicle checking
A sub-inspector was shot dead on Friday night while frisking three motorcycle-borne youths during a vehicle checking drive in Kotwali area of Lakhimpur Kheri district.
Lucknow Range IG AK Jain said Jitendra Singh Teotia was checking vehicles around 9.30 pm,after the last show of Gemini Circus was over.
Teotia,in plainclothes,had stopped six youths,who were riding three each on two motorcycles. As he was about to frisk one,the youth whipped out a pistol and fired from a point blank range.
The S-I sustained bullet injuries in his stomach and was rushed to the hospital,where he was declared dead,the IG said.
The assailants are absconding and the hunt for them is on.