Sonepur: In a shocking incident, four miscreants allegedly hacked five members including three women of a family with sharp weapons in Siali village under Dunguripali police limits of the district on Monday.
The injured have been identified as Sata Niali, Sai Niali, Rohit Niali, Himadri Niali and Apsara Sandha who have been admitted to the Dunguripali Medical where they are currently under treatment.
As per reports, the miscreants attacked the Niali family over a love affair that involved a youth Bimbadhar Niali who allegedly had eloped with a girl of the same village.
A relative of Bimbadhar alleged that the family members of the girl with whom Bimbadhar had eloped two months back broke into their house and attacked them with sharp weapons.
While one miscreant was nabbed by the locals, other three managed to escaped. Meanwhile, police have launched a probe into the incident.
(Edited By Suryakant Jena)