Dahod: Couple and 3 minor daughters found dead in apartment; Police suspect it to be a case of suicide.
Senior police officials said that a couple and their three minor daughters were found dead at their residence in Dahod town of Gujarat on Friday.
Speaking to ANI, H P Karen, inspector of Dahod town police station, said that Saifuddin Dudhaiwala (42), his wife Mahejabeen (35) and their daughters were found dead in their apartment in Sujai Baug area in the morning.
He furtherly said that “Preliminary probe suggests that the deceased may have consumed poison-laced water or cold drink sometime between Thursday evening and Friday morning.”
The bodies were found by Mr Dudhiawala’s elderly parents, who returned home in the morning after their overnight stay at a relative’s place, the official added.
Saifuddin’s father Shabbir told police during the interrogation, his son may have taken the drastic step due to financial problems, Mr Karen said, adding that investigation is underway to ascertain the motive.