Man kills wife, son in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar: A man allegedly killed his wife and 10-year-old son at Kalinga Nagar under Tamando police station here on Tuesday. The accused Abanti Mangaraj, who had absconded after committing the crime, was later traced and taken into custody.
The bodies were found lying in the house in a pool of blood. Abanti Mangaraj confessed that he killed his wife and son, said DCP Umashankar Dash.
Sources said after Abanti sustained huge loss in share market trading, he decided to kill his family and commit suicide. As per his statement to police, he mixed sleeping tablets in the food of his wife and son on Monday night. As they fell asleep, he killed both of them by strangulating them at 3 am on Tuesday. He later tried to commit suicide but did not succeed.