Police have also arrested the Jaunpur resident with whom the girl was having an affair. The youth, a Dalit, works as a tailor.
The victim’s father was visiting a relative in Muzaffarnagar when the incident happened.
A murder case was registered after the recovery of the body but no arrest has been made yet.
Police said on April 1, Rahul directed her to call the victim and asked him to come to the Loni area of Ghaziabad.
Head constable Jitender said the state in which the bodies were found suggested that the murders were meticulously planned.
After inspecting the spot, the police concluded that both the persons were killed somewhere else.
The girl’s body was discovered half-an-hour after she reportedly left home to attend nature’s call.
The family was against Kumari’s relationship with a youth from the same village, Ajay.
SC cited honour killing as an illustration of the perils of self-styled socio-political institutions.
The families had reportedly promised the couple that they would get them married to each other.
The girl was murdered and then buried after family found she was in love with elder sister’s fiancé.
Honour killing – Cops say accused had seen her with youth from nearby village
Police said that ever since the incident came to light they suspected the victim’s family.
Leaving one’s husband is perceived as a crime and a woman can be killed to restore family’s reputation.
The girl’s family did not approve of the relationship as the boy was of Ramgarhia community and girl a Jat Sikh