MAINPURI || A double murder in Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh sent shockwaves on Thursday as a man and his grand daughter were found killed in the courtyard of their house, police said. The crime was committed in Naurangpur village of Kuravali.
Both the victims were apparently attacked by a sharp-edged weapon and the body of the woman was found on a cot while that of her grandfather was found lying in a pool of blood on the floor.
According to the preliminary investigation of the police, illicit relationship between the woman and someone in the village could have led to the double murder.
Sources say the grand daughter had been married sometime back and that she had returned home after some fight with her husband. Her former lover used to visit her, some villagers told the police. Probably he was spotted by the old man and was killed out of fear.
Police is questioning several people in the locality to find out more details.