Newlywed couple found dead in Haripur village.

HARIPUR -- A newly-married couple was found murdered in Mang village of Khanpur tehsil here on Friday, the police said.

The police believed the couple was killed for honour somewhere else and their bodies were dumped in the limits of Kotnajibullah police station.

DSP Khanpur Jamilur Rehman told Dawn that the locals informed the police after spotting the bodies of a young girl and a man lying in the causeway of Mohallah Pir Abad of Mang village. He said the police shifted the bodies to Kotnajibullah Rural Health Centre for autopsy. According to preliminary medical examination, the couple was strangulated after being subjected to torture.

DSP Rehman said that the police had also recovered a shopping bag carrying some belongings of the couple that was lying near the bodies.

He said two identity cards and a nikahnama were recovered from the shopper, and as per the contents of nikahnama, the girl and the man, 21, were the residents of Mornagsair village of...

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