Teen couple found hanging from tree in UP's Sant Kabir Nagar

by IANS |

Sant Kabir Nagar, Sep 20 (IANS) The bodies of a teenaged couple -- an 18-year-old youth and a 15-year-old girl -- were found hanging from a tree at Rampur village in Sant Kabir Nagar on Monday evening.

The family members of the deceased have said that the two were murdered.

According to reports, the two were in a relationship. Their cellphones were also recovered from the spot.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem examination and the results are awaited.

Sant Kabir Nagar SP Sonam Kumar said that a probe into the matter is underway.

The incident comes days after two minor sisters belonging to Scheduled Caste community were found hanging from a tree in Lakhimpur Kheri district after being raped and murdered.

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