Cooch Behar, 11th July
A father committed suicide after killing his children in Dhalpal 2 Gram Panchayat in Tufanganj in Cooch Behar district. The deceased have been identified as Dhaniram Mandal (32), Maanik Mandal (4) and Dewashish Mandal (7).
According to local sources, Dhaniram and his children went missing after he left his home, last night. The neighbours found Dhaniram’s body hanging from a tree near a pond in his backyard, this morning. The Tufanganj Police recovered the body and sent it for post-mortem.
Meanwhile, the Jawans of the Civil Defence launched a search operation in the pond and recovered the dead bodies of the two children. For now, it is being predicted that Dhaniram killed his children and committed suicide. The Tufanganj Police are investigating the incident.