Youth abducted and murdered - Honor Killing in Rambainagar,Uttar Pradesh
KANPUR, UTTAR PRADSESH: A youth Mahendra Kureel was allegedly abducted and murdered by the brothers of his lover for the sake of "honor" in Shivli area of Rambainagar district. According to the police, the badly mangled body of Mahendra Kureel, a resident of Niralanagar ward in Shivli, who was missing since late Sunday night, recovered from a well on Shivli-Rasoolabad road on Wednesday. According to a senior police official, the accused as per theFIRlodged by Murdered youth wife Uma have been identified as Rajkumar and Sanjay, who managed to flee after the incident and several police teams are working to detain him. SP, Ramabainagar, Mr. Subhash Dubey told that it’s a case of anhonor killingand a hunt is on for the culprits involved in the incident. According to anotherpolice officialclose to investigation, the murderers had tied the hands and legs of Mahendra before strangulating him to death. "Rajkumar and Sanjay had developed enmity with their neighbor Mahendra kureelas he had run off with their sister Uma about a year ago and later married her in Court. However, about ten days ago Mahendra along with Uma returned his Shivli home and started staying there. It seems Rajkumar and Sanjay's pride was hurt and they decided of wiping out Mahendra Kureel. Police said, "Some unidentified men had ambuscaded Mahendra on Sunday July 31 night and forcibly abducted him at gun-point." Police investigation has also revealed that Rajkumar and Sanjay often threatened Mahendra with fearful consequences. "During Investigation many people in the village told us that Uma's brother’s pride was hurt when she ran off with Mahendra and they often talked of revenging it. The accused had in fact threatened Mahendra and his family members several times before," said the official. The body of Victim Mahendra Kureel has been sent for the postmortem to mortuary, the official told.