LUCKNOW, Aug. 24 -- A 23-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were found hanging from a tree in Safdargunj area of Barabanki district on Friday, police said.

According to a preliminary probe, both were in a relationship and their families did not agree for their marriage since both belonged to different castes.

"Prima facie it seems to be a suicide case although no suicide note has been found. The woman left her village with the man on Thursday evening around 8 pm," said a police official.

The two had allegedly gone missing on Thursday night. They were found hanging from a tree this morning, a police official told news agency PTI.

The first official said there were rumors of a hate crime as a few villagers said families of both deceased...