In a shocking incident, a man allegedly murdered his wife and four children in a fit of rage after a quarrel and later committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in Kherwara area of Udaipur district.
The incident took place at Robiya Holifalan village on Thursday night where Ranjeet Meena (32) hit his wife Kokila (28) with a sharp-edged weapon after a verbal spat, police said. He also killed his sons Narendra (3) and Lokesh (5); and daughters Jasoda (8) and Guddi (nine months) with the same weapon.
After this, he went outside home and hanged himself from a tree, Kherwara SHO Shayam Singh said. The bodies were handed over to family members after a post-mortem. Primary investigation revealed that Ranjeet was a liquor addict and he used to quarrel with his wife often, he said.