In a case of honour killing,a youth was killed allegedly by brothers of a married girl with whom he was in a relationship in Hanumangarh district,police said.
The youth,identified as Dholipal village-resident Prahalad alias Bablu,had recently eloped with Suman.
Yesterday,three brothers of the girl caught Bablu and tied him to a tree. They then assaulted him with batons and sharp-edged weapons in broad daylight,police said.
The trio left the spot after they took Bablu as dead. The youth was later taken to a nearby hospital where doctors referred him to Bikaner government hospital. The youth died while he was being taken to Bikaner,police said.
The trio — Pintu,Devendra and Sandeep — were arrested in this connection,they added.