UP man kills wife, two daughters over suspected affair

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Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) A man from Uttar Pradesh’s Chitrakoot district killed his wife and their two daughters over suspicions that his wife was having an affair with a neighbour, police said on Friday.

The incident took place at the Chakla Guru Baba village.

The accused Ajit attacked his wife Maina Devi (32) at around 3.30 a.m., with a knife and slit her throat.

He then killed his two daughters, Pinki (six) and Nandini (eight), in a similar manner, the police said.

Ajit’s father Daya Ram heard noises and tried to overpower his son but the accused managed to flee. However, Ajit later surrendered to the police.

–IANS

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