Honour killing case: Girl shot dead by brother

Honour killing case: Girl shot dead by brother

18-year-old Meena went to Allahabad three days back with a youth and had returned yesterday after which her brothers Satish and Sanju quizzed her, police said here.

Devi was shot at by her brother Sanju in Manauri village yesterday after she failed to give a satisfactory reply about her disappearance for three days, they said.

She was rushed to the district hospital where doctors declared her brought dead, they said.

A case has been lodged against Sanju, who is absconding after the incident, they said.

The incident comes close on the heels of a teenage girl who was strangled to death allegedly by her relatives for having an affair with a boy who also later committed suicide in Agra.