Honour killing: FIR against girl father, uncles

Muzaffarnagar (UP): A murder case has been registered against a man and his two brothers for allegedly killing a youth, who had eloped with his daughter, in Bopada village here, police said. The 22-year-old Niraj and the man`s daughter eloped last month. On November 5, the girl returned to the her parents but the youth went missing. He was later found hanging from a tree on November 11.

The victim`s father claimed it was a honour killing case and lodged an FIR against four members of the girl`s family following which a murder case was registered against her father and two uncles, police said. The accused are absconding, they said.