Two persons were killed over an alleged illicit relationship in Belgaum taluk on Wednesday.

They belong to K.H. Balekundri village in Marihal police station limits.

The two have been identified as Isac Sardarsaab Tasewale (25) and Faiyaz Allabaksha Bahaddurshah (32), who were neighbours.

According to the police, Faiyaz had eloped with Isac’s wife a few days ago.

After Faiyaz returned home on Wednesday, Isac, along with his father Tausif Tamsewale and father-in-law Ghouse picked a quarrel with Faiyaz.

Even as they were arguing, Faiyaz attacked Isac with a sword and killed him.

Then, Tausif and Ghouse snatched the sword from Faiyaz and hit him, resulting in his death.

Tausif and Ghouse took Issac’s body to the District Government Hospital in Belgaum city and left it at the entrance and escaped fearing arrest.

The police took Faiyaz’s body to the hospital, and are on the lookout for Tausif and Ghouse. A case has been registered.