**Balasore:** In a shocking incident, a man was allegedly attacked for opposing his niece’s love affair in Raj-Berhampur village under Nilagiri police limits here on Friday evening. The man succumbed to his injuries today morning while undergoing treatment.
The deceased has been identified as Bhalua Kabat.
According to reports, Bhalua’s niece was in a relationship with one Jagannath Kabat’s son. However, Bhalua vehemently opposed their relationship and did not agree for their marriage.
Bhalua was allegedly attacked by the youth’s family on Friday following dispute over love affair and died today while undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Bhalua’s family members have filed a complaint in this regard with the police. While seven persons including Jagannath Kabat, his son and other close family members have been detained for questioning, further investigation into the matter is currently underway.
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