In a gruesome double murder, a welder allegedly murdered his wife and 13-year-old daughter in GM Chawni near Quadri Chaman in Chatrinaka police limits.
According to police, on Sunday night, the accused, Mohd Ahmed, had an argument with his wife Ghousia Bi and out of rage, he hit her on the head with a stone killing her on the spot. He also hit his daughter Rukshana who tried to rescue her mother. She too died instantaneously.
Preliminary investigation by the police revealed that Ahmed, a welder, was not going for work for the last few months. He was reportedly mentally unstable. He used to fight with his wife in inebriated conditions while suspecting her fidelity. On Sunday night too he returned home in inebriated condition and allegedly murdered his wife and daughter. He is said to be absconding.
Chatrinaka police have registered a case of double murder and began investigations, said Additional Inspector Abdul Khader Jeelani. (INN)