Suspected honour killing: Girl lynched by brothers

, 5:04 PM IST

Bareilly:In a suspected case of honour killing, an 18-year-old girl was today allegedly lynched by her four brothers, who caught her in a compromising situation with a youth in Egrah village here, police said.

The girl’s brothers first thrashed her lover, who hails from the same village, but he somehow escaped. Later, they caught hold of the girl and beat her up severely, they said.

She suffered serious injuries and was taken to a primary health centre by her mother where she succumbed to her wounds, police said.

A case has been registered against the four.