Lucknow, Jan 16: A father-son duo was held on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh’s Ambedkarnagar in connection with an honour killing case of a 17-year-old girl who had fled from home four months ago.
Infuriated by the girl’s attempt to elope with her lover, the father-son duo shot her dead in their home on Monday and buried her body, news agency IANS quoted the police was saying.
The family had restricted her movements and also prevented her from going to school, police asserted.
The body has been exhumed and sent for post-mortem. The weapon used in the crime has also been recovered.