QUETTA - A free-will couple alongwith their four-year-old child were killed by relatives in Almas Road area of Quetta, police said.
Mehmood Notezai, the Superintendent of Police said that the family members had killed the couple to punish them for love-marriage.
Police reached the mud-walled house where the couple was living for past five years.
"Husband, wife and their son, all were beaten to death", Notezai said.
He said the accused had used blunt weapons to kill the couple ,adding, that "the accused family members escaped after committing the heinous crime."
The couple belonged to Sibi city of Balochistan and had secretly married five years ago against the will of the girl's family members, Notezai added.
The bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta for postmortem.
Police had yet to make any arrests in the case.

Published in The Nation newspaper on 23-Jun-2014