UP Man Allegedly Shoots Daughter Dead, Police Suspect Dishonour Killing

The 17-year-old girl was shot dead by her father on Friday around 4 am in the village in Uttar Pradesh's Budaun, the police said.

UP Man Allegedly Shoots Daughter Dead, Police Suspect Dishonour Killing

Police are probing the case from all the angles. (Representational)

Budaun:

A man has been arrested for killing his minor daughter in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Budaun in a suspected case of honour killing, police said on Monday.

A country-made pistol used in the commission of the crime was recovered from his possession, they said.

The 17-year-old girl was shot dead by her father on Friday around 4 am in the village in the Bilsi area, they added.

"The girl was in love with a youth of the same village," Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sankalp Sharma said.

Their neighbours told police that the victim's parents did not approve of her relationship with the boy.

Police are probing the case from all the angles.