Muzaffarnagar: Minor girl sets herself ablaze as lover refused to elope

According to reports, the girl wanted to elope as their parents had opposed their relationship, but the boy refused to do so.

Published: 29th August 2017 08:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th August 2017 08:49 PM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: The Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday said that a 15-year-old girl had allegedly committed suicide by setting herself ablaze in Muzaffarnagar’s Shahpur area when her lover refused to elope.

The incident took place on Monday where she died on spot.

The minor’s 20-year-old boyfriend has been booked for abetment of suicide.

According to reports, the girl wanted to elope as their parents had opposed their relationship, but the boy refused to do so.

The body has been sent for post-mortem.

Further details are awaited.

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