Man ends his life after poisoning wife, 3 kids -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Man ends his life after poisoning wife, 3 kids

GUJRANWALA, November 07 2005: A man hanged himself after poisoning to death his wife and three minor children for his failure to arrange for them Eid clothes in Qudratabad, Wazirabad.

According to reports reaching here, deceased Shehbaz Ahmad’s wife asked him to provide new clothes for her and the children. But he could not fulfil her desire owing to his extreme poverty. With her persistent demand, he got upset and offered her wife and children the poison-mixed tea. As a result, his wife Farkhanda Bibi (30), daughter Sidra (4), infant Iqra and Waqas (3) died on the spot. Later, he also ended his life after hanging himself with a ceiling fan.

When his mother and other family members came there for Eid greetings, they found them dead. The bodies were removed to the local THQ Hospital for autopsy.

Meanwhile, doctors confirmed that the poison caused the death of Farkhanda and her children while the accused committed suicide. Later, bodies were handed over to their heirs after post-mortem.
Source: Dawn
Date:11/7/2005