Tarn Taran (Punjab): A man was tied to an electric pole and beaten to death allegedly by his wife and three in-laws after a tiff in Muradpura area.

Balkar Singh got married to Rajwinder Kaur around 18 years ago and a few months back they had a tiff leading to which Kaur came to her parent's house, police said.

On Thursday, Singh went to his in-laws house in an inebriated condition and started hurling abuses on them, said Harvinder Singh Sandhu, Superintendent of Police.

In a fit of rage, Singh's wife, her sister and their two brothers allegedly tied him with an electric pole and thrashed him severely, the SP said.

Singh died in a hospital later. A case against the four persons has been registered, the officer said, adding that they are absconding.

(Agencies)

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