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60-year-old man commits suicide after killing his granddaughter


60-year-old man commits suicide after killing his granddaughter

Pathankot (Punjab) July 22 (ANI): A 60-year-old man committed suicide after trying to kill his son, daughter-in-law and one-and-a-half-year-old granddaughter in Sujanpur of Punjab's Pathankot district. The incident took place after an argument broke out between the father and family over a tractor.

Giving details of the incident, Station House Officer Harishan Singh said the old man named Manjeet Singh, allegedly in an inebriated condition, poured petrol on his son, daughter-in-law and his granddaughter and set them on fire. The injured were referred to Amritsar whereas the minor girl died during the treatment.

The police have registered a case in this regard and investigation is underway. They added that the accused ended his life by jumping into a canal.

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