A 20-year-old girl, who went missing three days ago, was found strangulated to death near her house, police said here today
Ruksana was found murdered in the fields under suspicious conditions near her house at Kulheri village under Charthawal police station last evening, they said.
The girl was in love with a youth but her family was opposed to their relationship.
After her disappearance three days ago, the father of the girl had lodged a complaint with the police, Karamvir Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police told reporters here.
The body has been sent for postmortem and the police is investigating the case, he said.
In another case, a 26-year-old youth Rozuddin was found murdered with his throat slit at Kaserwa village in the district yesterday.
An accused named Rahisuddinn was arrested, while three others are absconding, police said.