DERA GHAZI KHAN-A man was killed after his arms, lips and nose were chopped off allegedly over having illicit relations with a married woman here on Tuesday.

The attackers also took away chopped parts of body of the victim.

Sources said that the victim identified as Allah Ditta was a resident of Mauza Sabrah Nichwan was married and had allegedly developed illicit relations with another married woman of his village Paigan. The woman had once before eloped with Allah Ditta but after intervention by both the families, she was sent back to her husband home.

On Tuesday when Allah Ditta was going to meet her again, five persons intercepted him and tortured him severely. They chopped off his arms, nose and lips and fled the scene. The victim was rushed to Gazi Medical trauma centre but he died due to excessive bleeding.

SHO Ali Muhammad said that a case has been registered against two relatives of the woman - Iqbal and Allah Diwaiya and three unidentified persons.

He said that raids are being conducted to arrest the accused.