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2 killed in suspected honour killing case in Rohtak

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

In a suspected honour killing case, a woman and a police were shot dead by two unidentified men outside the mini-secretariat in Haryana's district, today.

The deceased were identified as Mamta, who had married against the wishes of her parents, and

The incident took place after appeared before the in a fake birth certificate case in

When came outside, two unidentified men on a bike fired shots at her, police said.

Narendra, who was escorting Mamata, returned fire but sustained bullet injuries, of Police said, adding that both succumbed to their injuries in the hospital.

Another lady constable, Sushila, escaped unhurt in the incident. Police booked the girl's father and the two unidentified shooters on charge of murder.

Police said and her husband were booked for allegedly preparing fake birth certificate for marriage. Mamta was allegedly a minor at the time of her wedding, police said. At the time of Mamta's death, her husband was already in jail for fabrication of certificates.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 19:30 IST