A man and a woman were killed in Patna, police said on Monday, adding that a love affair between the two victims was the likely cause of the murders.
Ajit Kumar and his girlfriend Geeta Kumari, both in there 20s, were killed late on Sunday night at Veer Singh Colony under Gardanibagh police station in Patna.
Geeta was the daughter of an assistant commissioner of central excise, currently posted in Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and Ajit was the son of a government official posted here.
Preliminary investigations by police suggest that the love affair between the two victims was the likely cause of the incident. The woman's family was against the love affair and her wedding to someone else was scheduled for early December.