Aurangabad: Unidentified criminals killed three members of a family at village Maharajganj under Deokund police station in Aurangabad district late November 7 night. The deceased were identified as Parmesh Paswan, 70, and his two sons: Vinay Paswan, 50, and Chandresh Paswan, 40. While Parmesh was killed by a sharpedged weapon, Vinay and Chandresh were shot dead. Police are still investigating the reasons behind the murder of the three persons. SHO, Deokund police station, Pawan Kumar, said five persons had been detained in connection with triple murder at village Maharajganj. Sources, however, attributed the killings to a love affair at the village.