Youth stabbed to death over suspected affair

Muzaffarnagar: A 22-year-old youth was today stabbed to death by a group of assailants in Budhana town here, with the police suspecting that it was a fallout of his relationship with a girl.

Mursalim’s body was found in the market with knife injuries, police said.

The victim was involved in a relationship with the girl belonging to the same community. However, the family of the girl was unhappy about it.

According to SHO Arun Kumar Tyagi, a case has been registered against five people, all of whom are absconding.

Meanwhile, security has been tightened in the area and extra police force has been deployed to ease the tension.