Youth arrested for girl’s murder in Shahjahanpur

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A youth was arrested after the body of a girl was found hanging in her house under mysterious circumstances in the Sadar Bazar area of the district here in Uttar Pradesh, a police officer said here on Wednesday.

Additional Superintendent of Police (City) Sudhir Jaiswal said that Tanya (19), a resident of Subhash Nagar, was a second-year undergraduate student at Arya Mahila Degree College.

“On Tuesday evening, Tanya’s parents had gone out to attend a function. When Tanya’s parents returned home late in the evening, they found the gate of the house open and her body hanging from the fan,” he said.

He said that the family members accused Saurabha Sharma (23), a resident of the same locality, of first killing Tanya and later hanging her body. “On the complaint of the family members, a case was lodged against Saurabh and an unidentified person. Saurabh has been arrested,” he said.

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