Man Kills Daughter, Self

Man Kills Daughter, Self

Submitted by Newseditor on Sun, 2016-01-10 00:34 Mangaluru:  A man killed his daughter and self by jumping into Shambhavi River, in Mulki Police Station limits. Diwakar (36) tied his six-year-old daughter Dhriti to his back with a towel and jumped into the Shambhavi river. Their bodies were found floating in a pond at Jalaka, Badaguhitlu on Saturday. Police said Diwakar, a resident of Niddodi and an electrician by profession was missing along with his daughter since Friday morning. Diwakar’s wife thought that he would have gone to his relative’s house in Udupi and she grew suspicious after she found his mobile “not reachable”. The possible suicide came to light after the bodies were found by the passers-by who alerted police. The deceased girl was a class one student. Financial loss in his business may have led him to take extreme step, police suspect. A case has been registered at the Mulki Police Station.