Jind (Haryana): A sessions court on Thursday awarded death sentence to a man and life imprisonment to his wife for killing their daughter and her lover, in a suspected case of honour killing.

Additional District and Sessions Judge R N Bharti also imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 each on Ramraji and his wife Kailasho Devi on Wednesday.

According to a complaint filed by Ramesh, a resident of Jind's Sangatpura village, his son Vikas had an affair with Ramraji's daughter Reetu of Krishna Colony. He claimed that the girl's family murdered Vikas and dumped his body when the boy went to meet her on September 12 last year.

Later, the girl's family killed her in their native village and burnt the body.

Police had registered a case of murder against the girl's parents and her two brothers.

(Agencies)