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Suspected honour killing: Married woman, friend found dead

PTI  Mathura, January 06, 2013
First Published: 19:26 IST(6/1/2013) | Last Updated: 19:37 IST(6/1/2013)

In a suspected case of honour killing, a 18-year-old married woman and her friend were allegedly murdered in the district, police said on Sunday.


Narendra, 22, and Veeru, both residents of Avairni village, were found dead in the fields on Saturday, they said.

On the complaint of Veeru's father Puran Singh, a case of murder was registered against unidentified persons, ASP Anil Kumar Rai said.

Both suffered bullet wound in the forehead region, he said adding, a 325 bore country-made pistol was recovered from the field.

According to the police official, Narendra and newly-wed Veeru went missing since December 31, but their parents did not inform police about it.

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