Muzaffarnagar: On Saturday, a man from Uttar Pradesh was allegedly arrested for killing his sister's lover.

Manish along with his brother with Shuv Kumar had shot dead Kuldeep (24) on Friday evening at Balipur village, which falls under Miranpur police station in the district.

According to police, the woman's family opposed her relationship with Kuldeep despite both of them belonging to the Dalit community. After being threatened, Kuldeep had left the village last month but had returned five days ago.

Meanwhile, security has been tightened in the village and extra police personnel have been deployed.

The woman has been provided police protection due to the threat to her life, a police officer said.

(with inputs from PTI)