Tension prevailed in Devraniapur village of Bahraich district after a man was beaten to death on Wednesday afternoon after his paramour,belonging to another community,escaped from her husbands house.
The woman too suffered critical injuries and was hospitalised after she was assaulted by her family members.
Police has been deployed in the village,said Bahraich SP GP Kanaujia,adding that the girls father,brother and uncle have been arrested.
He said that Suddu Verma (28) and Rubiya Bano (22),both married,were in a relationship. Rubiya had escaped from her husbands house in Mallhipur area of Shravasti district and reached her fathers place today.
The SP said that her father,Waqil Ahmed,uncle Jamal and brother Maiku asked her the reason for leaving her husbands place suddenly. As she could not give a convincing reply,they checked her cellphone and found frequent calls to and from Suddus number.
Rubiyas relatives then asked her to call Suddu. When he arrived,Waqil,Jamal and Maiku started beating both of them with sticks. They also tried to strangle Suddu. Meanwhile,locals informed the police,who rushed to the spot and arrested the assailants,Kanaujia added.