A 19-year-old youth has been arrested for killing his 17-year-old girlfriend after she told him that she was pregnant and wanted him to marry her. He also buried the body at an isolated spot to try and hide the crime.
Sandeep Kaur of Kohala village in Jalandhar had gone missing on December 22. Her parents lodged a complaint with the police on December 25 after making efforts to trace her.
Jalandhar (rural) senior superintendent of police (SSP) Sukhminder Singh Mann said the victim was in a relationship with the youth Rajbir Singh. The two had argued over her demand that he marry her when they had last met.In the heat of the moment he allegedly hit her on the head with a brick which killed her.Rajbir was unemployed and was helping his parents in tending to their farm. Sandeep Kaur had left her studies.