Following scuffle, Ludhiana man kills neighbour's 2 sons, then kills self

Both the families lived in a vehra, migrant quarters

Following scuffle, Ludhiana man kills neighbour's 2 sons, then kills self

The two children. File photo

Nikhil Bhardwaj

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, March 6

Following a scuffle with a neighbour, a man killed the neighbour’s two sons and later committed suicide at Rajiv Gandhi Colony in Focal Point here on Saturday.

The man used to stalk the mother of the boys owing to which their father had a scuffle with the accused which led to the killings.

Additional DCP Rupinder Kaur Sra said as per initial investigation, Shalinder Kumar committed suicide after murdering the boys.

The boys have been identified as Rajnish (8) and Manish (6), sons of Shiv Shankar Tiwari, originally from UP’s Bahraich.

Both the accused and the victims' family lived in a migrants’ vehra. The incident took place around 11.30 am.

According to information, Shailender had been stalking the woman for the past two to three days. On Friday, her husband had complained to the vehra owner. Following this, the accused threatened revenge.

On Saturday, on finding the boys alone in the room the accused took them to his room. “The accused slit the throats of the boys and later hanged himself from the ceiling fan. Neighbours sounded the police,” the Additional DCP said.

Accused Shalinder had been living with his uncle at the vehra for the past two years.

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