Couple found dead on railway track near Karnal

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Karnal
  • Updated: Apr 19, 2015 16:22 IST

A young couple was found dead on the railway track near Bajida village in Karnal district on Sunday morning.

Deceased have been identified as Amarjit Pal (21) and Priyanka alias Reena (18) from Daha Jagir.

Deceased were distantly related and their bodies were recovered their native village.

Amajit was working at a private company while Priyanka was a student of 12th standard.

Mutilated bodies were first noticed by the villagers this morning and the police suspect that the incident could have occurred late Saturday night.

Station house officer of the Government Railway Police (GRP), Karnal, Ajay Kumar, said that prima facie it seemed to be a case of suicide.

“Initial inputs say that the couple had an affair. But as they belonged to the same clan, their respective families could have disapproved the relationship. Though no foul play is suspected in the crime, we are investigating the matter form various angles,” said the SHO.

Investigators had yet to question the family members of the deceased in detail, he said.

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