Keonjhar: Bodies of four members of a family including, three minor girls recovered from their house at Ulibasa village under Anandpur police station in Keonjhar district today.
Though the exact reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the minor girls were beaten to death by their father Durga Sidhu who later committed suicide.
The three deceased minors were aged between six and nine.
Sources said the villagers found the bodies lying in a pool of blood inside the house and informed police about the quadruple deaths.
On being informed police along with scientific team rushed to the spot and started investigation. The bodies were sent for post-mortem.
Sidhu’s wife had died two months ago, the sources added.