In a bizarre incident, a college teacher in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur allegedly hanged his two daughters to death and sent the pictures to his estranged wife on WhatsApp after she eloped with her lover. Later, he commits suicide on early Tuesday.
The incident took place around 1 am at 40-year-old deceased ITI teacher Rishikant C. Kudupalli’s home, police official Sunil Kamble said. According to a complaint registered by the deceased’s brother Gopal C. Kudupalli, Rishikant was very upset about his wife Pragati’s alleged affair with a local private driver, name Shahnawaz Khan.
A few days ago, his wife, Pragati suddenly eloped with Khan, leaving her husband and their two minor daughters--six-year-old Narayani and 18-month-old Kartiki.
Saddened over the incident, Rishikant hanged his two minor daughters, clicked their photos sends them to his wife. Later, kill himself at his home in Ballarpur, 170 kms from Nagpur.
Their bodies were recovered early this morning by relatives and neighbours who informed the police, said Police officer Kamble. The case has been registered against Pragati and Shahnawaz Khan under several sections of the Indian Penal Code including murder, abetment to suicide, torture and other sections.
"They are currently absconding and we have launched a search operation for them," Mr Kamble added.