Two teens murdered by family in honour killings

November 6th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS  

Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 6 (IANS) Two teenaged girls were allegedly murdered by their family members here in a case of honour killings, the police said Thursday.The murders took place in Surajpur locality of Greater Noida, a suburb of the national capital Delhi.

According to the Greater Noida district Superintendent of Police S.K. Verma, the two girls, Pinky (16) and Sonam (15) - class 11 and class 9 students, respectively - had gone to Aligarh Sunday with their boyfriends.

When the girls called an acquaintance from Aligarh, their family members intercepted the call and came to know about their location.

The family went to Aligarh and brought the girls back home. The police said that both the girls were shot dead Wednesday night.

Sonu, a cousin brother, Gopi Chand, Pinky’s father, and one man named Bittoo have been taken into custody, the official added.

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