Before he committed suicide, traffic Constable killed his two minor Kids by poisoning them. 

Bidar 30th December, Vinod s/o Joseph (Age 38, Constable) after feeding poisoned food to both his minor children committed suicide himself consuming poison. Vinod, who earlier worked in traffic police as constable was now working as constable in ISD branch Bangalore (incharge PAT, SP Admin). 

He came to Bidar 10 days earlier accompanied with his wife Lina (from Hyderabad, native hallikhed-bidar), son Edson (Age 10) and daughter Jennifer (Age 7). He took this extreme step in his mother’s house when his wife and mother went for shopping around 6-7 pm. 

Police got information after the bodies were taken to government hospital by relatives. Police booked cases under CRPC 302 for killing children and CRPC 174 suicide and gave dead bodies for postmortem. 

Initial investigation suggests that Vinod had left a suicide note in which he have indicated reason of this extreme step as his “tiring struggle with his cancer since 10 years”. However relatives have suggested reason for this extreme step to be that a threat received from colleague from same department from whom he lent money and couldn’t return. 

Dead bodies are kept in government hospital and case is registered in Town police station. After this heartbreaking news was spread crowd started pouring in government hospital. Seeing the dead bodies specially that of innocent children, people were seen crying for this  misfortune in disbelief. 
Source – “Hyderabad Karnataka, Urdu Daily”

Courtesy crown Town Bidar. 


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