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Trooper kills wife, baby, himself in Agartala

IANS  Agartala, July 14, 2009
First Published: 15:05 IST(14/7/2009) | Last Updated: 15:07 IST(14/7/2009)

A trooper of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) strangled his wife and 46-day-old daughter to death and then committed suicide, police said on Tuesday.

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Ashutosh Debnath, 32, a rifleman, killed his wife Gopa Debnath, 26, and daughter Laxmi late Monday at Amtali in west Tripura, a police spokesman said.

Debnath, who was plagued by family disputes, then killed himself.

In a separate incident Monday, a woman driven by poverty poisoned her three-year-old son to death and then took the poison at Jubarajnagar in northern Tripura.

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