Honour killing in UP, couple hanged


Lucknow: A couple was found hanging from a tree at Santlia village under Sirsia police station at Shravasti district in UP, on Sunday. Initially it appeared that the couple had committed suicide, but police reached the spot, preliminary investigation revealed that it might be a case of honour killing.

Honour killing in UP has been constantly on the rise and it appeared that authorities are reluctant on the matter.