Bathinda man shoots wife, kids; takes own life

Bathinda man shoots wife, kids; takes own life

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Bathinda, October 22

A man allegedly killed his wife and two children before committing suicide in Green City area of Bathinda today. As per the initial investigation, the deceased man was a trader, whose financial condition had deteriorated lately, which forced him to take the step.

The deceased have been identified as Devinder Garg (41), his wife Meena Garg (38), son Arush (14) and daughter Muskan (10). After initial investigation, the police sent the bodies for postmortem to the Civil Hospital.

The police have recovered a suicide note from the deceased man’s pocket, wherein he had named the persons, who were harassing him for money. On the basis of the suicide note, a case has been registered against nine persons under Section 306 of the IPC.”

“Some of the accused are from Bathinda and other districts in the state, and one is from Delhi. On the basis of the information, a manhunt has been launched to nab the accused. The deceased man was also booked under Section 302 of the IPC for killing his wife and children.” — OC

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