Honour killing in UP: Man kills daughter, lover

Sambhal (UP): In a case of honour killing, a man allegedly killed his daughter and her lover in Ginnaur area here, police said today.

Achhan Qureishi woke up last night to find his 16-year- old daughter missing from home. He later found his daughter in a compromising position with her lover Salman (18) near their house.

In a fit of anger, he strangulated his daughter and stabbed Salman, Superintendent of Police, Ravishankar Chhavi said.

Police is probing the matter and has taken the accused in custody.