In a shocking incident a man comitted suicide after killing wife, daughter, son, mother-in-law and sister-in-law at Barsenagar, Chimnabai Peth, near Pachpawali Railway Gate. The incident occurred late night on Sunday.
As per the primary investigation, the reason for the murder is said to be financial crises.
The accused identified as Alok Maturkar, used to do tailoring and was also indulge into criminal activities.
He killed his wife Vijaya, 15 year-old daughter Pari and 12 year-old son Sahil. He also killed his mother in law Laxmibai Bobde and sister in law Manisha Bobde who were living separately in other rented house. He then hanged himslef with a rope.
Devedas Bobde, Alok’s father in law was on his guard duty during the incident. The incident came into light when Devedas returned home from night duty.
Sources informed that the Maturkar family basically belonged to Amravati, and just few years ago came to city in search of work. Investigation of the matter is going on, and official report is awaited.