2 murdered alleging illicit relationship

Jaunpur: A middle-aged couple were hacked to death today allegedly for being in illicit relationship in Jamua village under Chandwak police station here, police said.

Bodies of Balwant Yadav (56) and 55-year-old Indravati were found this morning, they said, adding, both were allegedly in an illicit relationship. The woman’s family had made verbal complaints to the police and locals in the past.

The bodies have been sent for postmortem and Indravati’s son has been taken into custody for interrogation, police said.