According to the police, on Tuesday, a 30-year-old woman and her two minor daughters were found dead at their home in Sangrur district of Punjab.
Sangrur Deputy Superintendent of Police Satpal Sharma said that on Monday evening, a woman named Baljit Kaur was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her home. She lived in Saron village. Her two daughters, Arshnoor Kaur, 4 and Virasat Kaur, 2, were also found dead. According to a police statement, their bodies were found lying on a bed.
The woman’s husband was the first person who saw the bodies after he returned from work. The bodies have been sent to the local civil hospital for a post-mortem.
Other Incidents In Punjab
- Recently, Punjab was in the news for granting bail to the main accused in the Issewal gangrape case in Ludhiana. The accused, Jagroop Singh, was arrested regarding the alleged gangrape of a 21-year-woman. She was allegedly raped by ten men on February 9 last year, near Issewal village, about 15 km from Ludhiana. Read more about it here
- In October last year, two men were arrested from Hoshiarpur, Punjab for the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl. The Chief Minister of the state Captain Amarinder Singh had also demanded “exemplary” punishment for them. Read more about it here
- Further, in June last year, Punjab teen’s headless body was found in Meerut. The death of 19 year old Ekta Jaswal came as a shock to her family. Looking at her social media, they thought she was still alive. The killer kept updating her WhatsApp photo. Read more about it here