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Angered over no sons, man kills wife, daughter in UP

Tuesday August 14, 2012 11:34:12 PM, IANS

Lucknow: In a shocking incident, a man, apparently upset with his wife for not bearing a baby boy, shot her and their five-year-old daughter dead in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district Tuesday, police said.

Avanish Kumar shot his 27-year-old wife Sona Devi and five-year-old daughter Harshita with his double-barrel gun in village Balapur Islampur in the district, 390 km from here.

Police were called by neighbours when they heard gun shots from inside the house.

When a police team reached the crime scene, they saw the mother-daughter lying in a pool of blood and Avanish sitting nearby with his double barrel gun, for which he held a valid licence.

He did not offer any resistance when police arrested him but he told them that he tried to shoot himself too but could not.

The couple had two more daughters.














 

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