The couple was returning to Chakpheri village when they were fired upon. “It appears to be a case of honour killing,” said IGP (Bareilly zone) Mukul Goel.
Shamsher, a father of four whose first wife lives in his village, fell in love with Feema and they eloped eight months ago. Shamsher then married Feema under a religious edict.
Second marriage?The wife of UP Seeds Certification Corporation chairman Saheb Singh Saini has filed a case in a Dehradun court, charging Saini with harassment and marrying another woman without divorcing her.
Saini’s wife, Sumitra, has made the second wife an accused in the case.