Man allegedly kills 3 daughters, self after wife’s death


NATIONAL | June 15, 2019 (PTI):

Three months after the death of his wife, a 35-year-old man allegedly lynched his three minor daughters and then committed suicide at a village in Odisha's Keonjhar district on Friday, police said.

Bodies of the girls – aged around 9 years, 7 years and 5 years – were found lying in a pool of blood at the house of Durga Sidhu in Ulibasa village.

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Durga Sidhu, a tribal man, committed suicide by hanging himself from a wooden beam in the house, Inspector In-Charge of Anandpur police station, Gagan Bihari Biswal said.

His mother found the bodies.

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She told the police that Durga Sidhu's wife had died around three months ago and he was under stress since then.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem examination, Mr Biswal said.