Bhadrak: A failed love affair took an ugly turn after a man allegedly hacked his girlfriend’s parents to death with a wooden stick at Malabada village under Chandbali police limits in the district, here on Wednesday evening.
The deceased couple was identified as Sudhakar Biswal and Sara Biswal. The accused, Trilochan Senapati has been arrested, said the police.
According to reports, the accused had developed a love affair with the girl which was opposed by the latter’s parents, after they learnt about it. Following this, they married off their daughter to someone else, a few days ago.
After learning about the incident, the accused barged into Biswal’s house and tool up a verbal duel with the couple. However, the matter becomes worse after Trilochan, in a fit of rage attacked the couple a wooden plank.
While the girl’s mother died on the spot Sudhakar and her younger daughter sustained critical injuries and were admitted to Chandbali CHC. However, Sudhakar succumbed to his injuries.
The couple’s younger daughter has been shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack and her condition is stated to be critical.
The accused is in police custody for interrogation and an investigation is underway.