Man stabs kin’s fiancé, family burns woman’s lover in separate incidents
MEERUT : A man stabbed the fiancé of a relative on Friday while family members of a young woman killed her lover on Thursday in separate incidents in Meerut district, police said.
In Friday’s incident, police arrested Pankaj Sharma, resident of Gulaothi in Bulandshahar district, for attacking one Suraj Sharma, the fiance of a distant relative.
Suraj sustained injuries on his left cheek, neck and hands, police said
Circle officer, Kotwali area, Dinesh Kumar Shukla said a case of attempt to murder was lodged against Pankaj at the kotwali police station.
In Thursday’s incident, villagers spotted a burnt car near Lalsana village on Thursday morning and found a charred body on its driving seat. SP (rural) Rajesh Kumar said the car owner, Sanjeev aka Shanky, was in relationship with a woman in Pallavpuram locality. When he went to meet the woman at her residence on Thursday, her family members strangled him. They took his body to a place near Lalsana in his car and set the vehicle afire after strapping the seat belt on Sanjeev’s body to make it look like an accident. Police arrested the woman’s family members Gulab Singh and Pummy Singh.