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Couple’s dead bodies found floating in UP river

The victims were in love with each other and wanted to marry, but their parents opposed their relationship, said police.

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According to police, the incident may be of honour killing or one of suicide.

Bodies of a young couple were found floating in a river at Kho barrage in Shahzadpur village in Bijnore, Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday, reports PTI. The couple–Pankaj (23) and Shivani (20)–had gone missing four days ago, Shishupal Sharma, SHO, Sherkot police station said.

The victims were in love with each other and wanted to marry, but their parents opposed their relationship, he said. According to police, the incident may be of honour killing or one of suicide. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, they said, adding the matter is being investigated.