Giridih: A man killed his wife and an infant daughter at Gajadhar village of Suiyadih panchayat located under Dumri Police Station area of this district. The accused Horil Singh hacked his wife Koshila Devi (23) and daughter Sonia (18 months) inside their home and later fled from the spot. The incident came to notice on Wednesday morning after which police was alerted. Later both the bodies were sent for post-mortem and police also recovered the sharp-edged weapon which was used in the murder.
Police said that the couple had three daughters. Tuesday night two of them went to sleep in their grandfather’s room while the accused alongwith his wife and infant daughter were in a separate room. When the father of the accused today in the morning went to wake up his son he found his daughter-in-law and grand-daughter in a pool of blood after which he raised an alarm and people got to know about the incident.