Three of family murdered in Haryana’s SonipatApril 20th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) A middle-aged shopkeeper, his wife and their teenage daughter were found brutally murdered at their house in Bandepur village of Haryana’s Sonipat district Friday morning, police said.
According to police, Sanjay, 45, his wife Sunita and daughter Archana, 13, were found stabbed to death by unidentified assailants at their house in the village, 170 km from here.
An investigating officer told IANS that the murders were committed with sharp-edged weapons late Thursday night. The slain people were stabbed several times by the assailants, the officer added.
The murders came to light after a neighbour went to meet the family and saw their bodies lying in pools of blood. The village head later called the police.
Police officials said they were trying to ascertain the motive behind the murders and the people behind it.
“We are investigating the matter,” Rohtak Range Inspector General of Police (IGP) Alok Mittal told IANS.
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