Bengaluru, July 12
Infuriated over a newlywed couple lodging a police grievance of a menace to their lives, the bride’s kin allegedly killed 5 of the bridegroom’s household, police mentioned on Sunday.
The crime befell at Sindhanur in Raichur district of Karnataka on Saturday night time and 5 folks have been arrested, the police mentioned.
Maunesh and Manjula had eloped and entered into wedlock in opposition to the needs of her dad and mom eight months in the past, they mentioned.
On Saturday, Maunesh introduced Manjula to his home, the police mentioned.
On coming to know of their return, Manjula’s kinfolk allegedly threatened her and her husband.
Fearing for all times, the couple, belonging to the identical group, approached the police and lodged a grievance.
Enraged over this, Manjula’s kinfolk stormed into Maunesh’s home and fatally attacked the couple with rods and sticks, the police mentioned.
Maunesh’s dad and mom and one in every of his sisters and two brothers died within the assault. Maunesh’s two different sisters, who have been injured, have been hospitalised, they mentioned. PTI