30-year-old married woman killed over 'illicit affair' in UP
A 30-year-old married woman was strangled to death today allegedly over an "illicit relationship" in Loi village in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, police said, adding that the accused has been arrested. The woman was displaced from Phugana to Loi during the 2013 riots in Muzaffarnagar, they said. The husband in his complaint alleged that the woman had been missing for some days. Here's more.
Accused was booked under IPC Sections 302, 201
Circle Officer Hariram Yadav said, a case has been registered against the accused, Munawwer, under Sections 302 (murder) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence) of the IPC. During investigation, Munawwer's involvement was found. Police also recovered the body, which was dumped in fields. The accused has confessed to crime, police said, adding that Munawwer claimed that woman had been pressurizing him to marry her.