In a case of honour killing,a girl was allegedly done to death by her family members for eloping with a youth,who was also injured in the attack in Najibabad area here,police sources said.
Arun Kumar (22),a resident of Gurha Sarai village,was having an affair with a 19-year-old girl and the couple eloped from their houses last Saturday,they said.
Police said that when the couple was returning to the village yesterday,they were attacked by the girl’s family members with sticks and sharp-edged weapons.
The couple was rushed to district hospital where the doctors declared the girl dead,they said adding that Arun was stated to be critical.
Superintendent of Police Dalveer Singh Yadav said that the guilty would be booked after primary investigations.