Four persons died in Ludhina on Friday in separate brawls arising out of allegations of illicit relations, police said.
A schoolteacher, Amritpal Singh, and his wife, Gurpreet Kaur, were found dead at their home in Machiwara. SSP Gautam Cheema said investigations revealed the duo killed each other following an altercation over allegations of illicit relations.
In another incident, Surjit Singh (37) and his 17-year-old niece Suneja were found dead at a hotel near Subhani Building Chowk.
Police said they belonged to Tohana town in Haryana and consumed poison because they had illicit relations and were not allowed to marry by family members.
The two were on their way back from the Vaishnodevi shrine.