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Love affairs claim two lives in U.P.



Ghaziabad: A youth was hacked to death allegedly by relatives of a woman he was having an affair with in Modinagar while another lost his life after being thrashed by a rival in Vaishali in district, the police said on Saturday.

The mutilated body of a student, Arun, was recovered from a jungle near Talheta village in Modinagar town, they said.

It had been hacked to several pieces allegedly by the husband and other family members of the woman, they said.

His father Dev Dutt has lodged a complaint and the police had launched a search for the murder suspects.

In another incident in Vaishali area in Ghaziabad, a B. Tech student of Bharatiya Vidyapeeth, who had developed relations with his classmate, was allegedly beaten to death by her former lover.

Anupam, 22, was beaten to death by Ramvir Chaudhary, a cable operator, at the girl Bhawna's flat, the police said.

They said Bhawna had severed relations with Ramvir after meeting Anupam and he wanted revenge on the college student after being spurned.

Anupam was taken by Bhawna to Kailash Hospital in Noida, where he succumbed to injuries, they said. An FIR has been lodged with the Indirapuram police station in the district. PTI