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Bodies of girl, man found hanging from tree in Delhi

Posted on May 04 2014 | IANS

New Delhi, May 4 : A 21-year-old factory worker and a 14-year-old girl were found hanging from a tree here Sunday, police said.

Roshan alias Suraj and the teenaged girl - whose name was withheld due to legal reasons - were found hanging in Bonta Park in Maurice Nagar of north Delhi around 9.30 a.m.

Delhi Police constable Raghuraj saw their bodies during patrolling.

"They were in love and it seems they might have hanged themselves Saturday night," said Deputy Commissioner of Police Sindhu Pillai.

"A suicide note was found in which they expressed fear that they may not be able to marry," Pillai said.

Initial inquiries revealed that the deceased along with their family members stayed in different flats in the same building in Bharat Nagar area of north Delhi.

But, the official said, the family members denied any knowledge of the affair.

"The two were missing from their houses since Saturday evening. The girl's family members had also filed a missing complaint," the police official said.

Suraj's marriage was to be solemnised May 24, Pillai said.

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