Man kills daughter, wife; commits suicide

Mubarak Ansari
Monday, 26 June 2017

The police said Dhindle strangulated Rohit also and then hanged himself. However, Rohit survived and hid under the bed.

Pune: A 38-year-old man allegedly committed suicide after strangulating his wife and minor daughter to death in Lonavla. His 11-year-old son had a miraculous escape as he kept hiding under the bed after being strangulated. The incident came to light on Sunday morning. 

The police identified the deceased as Baban Jaywant Dhindhle, his wife Deepali and daughter Dipti (5), all residents of Kranti Nagar in Lonavla. His son Rohit (11) survived even after being strangulated. The boy is undergoing treatment at a private hospital. 

The police said Dhindle strangulated Rohit also and then hanged himself. However, Rohit survived and hid under the bed. After some time he called his uncle and informed him about the incident. The police suspect domestic issues as the reasons behind the murder and suicide. The couple used to have quarrels over some issues and Baban suspected Deepali’s character.

Dhindhle’s brother Arun lodged an FIR against him with the Lonavla police station. Dhindhle worked as a painter, but currently was unemployed. This led to a frequent quarrels between the couple.  

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