Man kills wife and daughters, commits suicide later

reason for the extreme step is some sort of a dispute with wife

In a shocker for the people of Ballia in Uttar Pradesh, a contractual driver posted with the health department committed suicide after allegedly killing his wife and two children.

Police confirmed the sequence of events to the media.

It is reported that the incident took place only yesterday.

The man has been identified as Lashmi Shankar (35), who is accused of strangulating his wife Dimple (29).

The reason for the extreme step is some sort of a dispute with wife.

It is also believed by the police that he later killed two daughters Sky (7) and Sona (6) by drowning them in a tub.

The family lived in Belthara road area where the incident took place.

He later informed the police about his act and reached Turtipur village and committed suicide by jumping into Ghagra river from the bridge.

Police have begun probe into the incident.

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