Mukerian: Dharam Chand: An Ex-serviceman of village Narpur in Mukerian sub division of Hoshiarpur district shot his 2 daughters to death and then shot himself with his 32 bor pistol. It is said that he had took this extreme step as he was in depression from a long time because of some disease of his elder daughter and his own disease. DSP Tanda Karanveer Singh and SHO Mukerian Jagdish Raj reached the spot along with the police party and began the investigation.
Police have found a suicide note in which he had written that he was very depressed because of his daughter was handicap from birth and he himself was also suffering from a disease.
The name of the ex-serviceman was Gurdial Singh and his daughters names were, Jashanpreet Kaur (17) and his 12 year old daughter.
He took this extreme step when his wife and mother were out for visiting a doctor.
Mukerian Police have recorded the proceedings under section 174 of CrPC and sent the dead bodies for postmortem.
Report by : Dharam Chand, Mukerian