Father protests daughter’s marriage, pelted with stones


A man in Sheikhpura village in Muzaffarnagar district was attacked allegedly by his daughter’s in-laws after he pressed that the girl, who had eloped and married, return to
her paternal home, police said on Monday.

The victim’s daughter Imrana (25) had eloped with Abdullah (28) on 26 July. Trouble started after they returned to the village as a couple on Sunday, police said.

Police said on hearing of their return, the victim rushed to Abdullah’s house and accused him of keeping his daughter captive.

Furious with the allegations, Abdullah’s family pelted stones on him, police said.

Cases have been lodged by both parties against each other. No arrests have been made as yet, police said.