Honour killing in Uttar Pradesh: Man kills daughter, lover in Sambhal

In a fit of anger, Achhan Qureishi strangulated his daughter and stabbed her lover Salman, as he found them in a compromising position, Police Superintendent, Ravishankar Chhavi said. Police is probing the matter and has taken the accused in custody.

By: PTI | Sambhal | Published:July 10, 2017 11:36 am
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In a case of honour killing, a man allegedly killed his daughter and her lover in Ginnaur area at Sambhal, police said on Monday. Achhan Qureishi woke up Sunday night to find his 16-year-old daughter missing from home. He later found his daughter in a compromising position with her lover Salman (18) near their house. In a fit of anger, he strangulated his daughter and stabbed Salman, Superintendent of Police, Ravishankar Chhavi said. Police is probing the matter and has taken the accused in custody.

Bodies of the victims have been sent for postmortem.

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