Woman Shot Dead By Brother in Suspected Honour Killing in UP

The woman’s brother allegedly shot at the couple this morning.

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The incident took place in Bareilly’s Karua Sahebganj village under Kyoladiya police station area.

A 19-year-old woman was killed and her husband seriously injured on Thursday, 30 May, in a suspected case of 'honour killing' in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, police said.

The incident took place in Bareilly's Karua Sahebganj village under Kyoladiya police station area, they said.

The woman's brother, Gulsher, allegedly shot at the couple this morning. Mohini died on the spot, while her husband, Ram Kishore Baretha, was seriously injured and rushed to a hospital, the police said.

Mohini and Ram got married in April 2018 against the wishes of their families. They had left the village after their marriage but returned later, they said.

An FIR has been registered against Gulsher and efforts are on to arrest him, Superintendent of Police (rural) Sansar Singh said.

Mohini's body has been sent for a post-mortem examination, he said.

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