Naxalbari, 13th September: A man committed suicide after striking his wife and daughter with a sharp weapon, on Sunday night. The incident created a stir in the Jabra division area of Naxalbari.
It has been learned that the deceased man, Pradum Praja, came to his in-law's house late Sunday night and attacked his wife and daughter with a sharp-edged weapon. He then committed suicide by slitting his throat.
The injured individuals were rushed to the hospital, where the child succumbed to her injuries. Pradum's wife is currently undergoing treatment at the hospital.
According to family sources, the couple worked in a hotel. They assume that the conflict occurred after the wife's extramarital affair came to light.
Meanwhile, the Naxalbari police reached the spot after receiving the news. The police are investigating the reason behind this heinous incident. The body of the accused has been recovered and sent to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for autopsy.