Muzaffarnagar: A man was allegedly beaten to death by the family of a girl with whom his son eloped at Moghpur village in the district, police said on Sunday.
Satpal, the boy`s father, was found dead on Saturday with his body bearing injury marks, they said.
The victim`s son Sonu (23) had eloped with a girl Renu (22) on June 18 after her family opposed their affair, they said.
The girl`s family had registered a case against the boy and also threatened his father, police added.
The boy`s family has filed an FIR against seven people including Renu`s father accusing them of murder, they said. To ease tension in the village, police has been deployed to tighten the security, they added.