Delhi man attempts to kill self, family; son dies
Financial crisis forced a 35-year-old dance instructor to try to kill himself and his family by consuming a poisonous substance and using a sharp-edged weapon, police said Tuesday. The son died.
Dance teacher Ajay drank milk mixed with alprax tablets and also gave it to his wife Ritu, 30, daughter Vedika, 9, and son Krishna, 8 around 11 p.m. Monday in his Bhola Nath Nagar house of Farsh Bazar area in east Delhi.
"Around midnight, Ajay cut the throats of his wife, daughter and son and also slashed his left wrist and throat with the help of a dagger," said a police officer.
The officer said Ajay then sent an SMS about the suicide to his brother-in-law, Satbir, and fixed its timer around 4 a.m.
"Upon receiving the SMS, Satbir and Ajay's sister, Dipti, rushed to his place and broke open the main door. They made a PCR call after finding the family lying on a bed," said the officer.
Policemen took the four to Hedgewar Hospital where Krishna was declared brought dead.
Ajay, his wife and daughter were referred to the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital where they are undergoing treatment.
Vedika is a class IV student while Krishna was in the second standard.
Initial probe reveals that Ajay was facing both financial crisis and domestic problem.
(Posted on 21-01-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:
TRAVEL MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS: