MEERUT, June 15 -- A 19-year-old woman was strangled to death, 13 days after she married a man of her choice. Her family members buried her saying that she died of Coronavirus infection.

Police exhumed her mortal remains on Saturday and the post-mortem examination report confirmed the cause of death as strangulation.

Circle officer of Kotwali area Arvind Chaurasia said that the woman's father, Manzoor, had been arrested and a case under sections 302, 201 and 130b registered against her brother and four other family members at the Lisari gate police station. "We have taken a few persons into custody for interrogation," said Chaurasia and added, "Three police teams are conducting raids to arrest them."

Chaurasia said that the woman was a r...