In a heartrending incident, a 40-year-old man committed suicide after strangulating his two daughters to death at Kannamwar ward in Ballarpur tehsil of Chandrapur district on Tuesday. According to police, 40-year-old Rishikant Kudbale first killed his daughters – Narayani, aged 6 years and Guddi, aged 15 months, before committing suicide. Rishikant’s wife had died a few days ago and since then he was taking care of both the children.
According to sources, he was not able to recover from the loss of his wife and the responsibility of nursing two daughters had further put him under extreme stress. He reportedly took the extreme step to end his miseries.
Last night, he first strangulated both Laxmi and Guddi to death and later committed suicide. The incident came as a huge shock to the locals of Kannamwar ward, who informed police. Cops rushed to the spot of incident and sent all three bodies to the government hospital for post-mortem.
A case of accidental death has been registered and further probe is going on to find out the exact cause which forced Rishikant to take such an extreme step.