Kanpur: Two persons accused of murdering their pregnant niece and her husband have been arrested by police here on Wednesday. The duo, Raju and Chotu have confessed to their involvement in the crime, SSP Anand Swaroop said, adding the murder weapon has also been seized. Hemant Tripathi (29), a lawyer, and his wife Nishtha (22) were murdered when the couple was returning home on Sunday night.

Police suspects that Raju was angered by the love marriage of Hemant and Nishtha who were cousins.