Poverty claim lives of 5 family members in Ludhiana
Five bodies were recovered from a house at Fateh colony area under Macherwada police station in Ludhiana today.
Police said the body of Jodha Singh (35) was found hanging from the ceiling fan while the body of his wife Mandeep Kaur, his two daughters and son found on the floor.
Cause of this tragic incident is not yet known, however, it is being said due to poverty, family took this extreme step.
Jodha Singh used to work as a driver but after an accident his eyesight reduced to considerable extent and was unemployed since long time.
His wife also used to work in other houses to earn livelihood for the family.
Bodies have been sent for postmortem and inquiry was on, police added.
(Posted on 05-06-2014)