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22-yr-old woman hacked to death by youth in Ghaziabad

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

A 22-year-old married woman was hacked to death on by a youth who after killing her surrendered at the police station here, an said today.

was arrested for killing Priyanka last evening when she was returning home after purchasing medicines, Circle Officer, Modinagar, Ravi Kumar, said.

He surrendered at the police station along with the murder weapon, an axe, he said.

Priyanka got married last year. She for the past few days was staying with her parents here, the said.

"The victim died on the spot from an injury in the neck," Kumar said.

The woman's parents have claimed that Sharma and his friends had harassed her four days ago and they had informed the police then.

They alleged that no action was taken and their daughter was killed because of negligence on part of police officials. He was challaned and let off under a "mild" section of the CrPC, Priyanka's parents claimed.

The said that the parents also claimed that Sharma had threatened to kill their daughter on phone.

The post in-charge Vipin Kumar Malik has been suspended for alleged negligence by the of Police H N Singh, Kumar said.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 23:15 IST