Nisha was studying in school while Laxmi was working with a private company.
Noida: Bodies of two teenage sisters were found hanging from a tree outside their house in Baraula on Tuesday, said the Noida police.
The matter was being investigated from all possible angles, including murder and honour killing, superintendent of police (city) Arun Kumar Singh said.
The police officer that the duo was identified as Laxmi (18) and Nisha (14). Their father hailed from Bulandshahr and the family was living in a rented house in Sector 49.
The police received information about the sisters on Tuesday morning following which a team reached their house. They pulled down the bodies from the tree and sent them for post-mortem, he said.
While Nisha was studying in a school, Laxmi was working with a private company, the police said..
The police detained Kulbhusan for questioning; he claimed that his elder daughter was in love with a youth, Prem, and she had eloped with him 10 days ago.
However, the elder daughter returned home a few days ago after he had allegedly scolded her.
Kulbhusan alleged that the girls had bolted the room, where he and his wife were sleeping, from outside on Monday night and committed suicide by hanging themselves with stoles, the police said.