A 42-year-old man allegedly killed his wife, two daughters and then committed suicide in Karaj, Pune early Sunday.
According to the police, Dipak Hande strangled his wife Swati, 35, and two daughters, Tejas, 16, and Vaishnavi 12. He then hanged himself from a ceiling fan.
Senior inspector of Bharati police station, Vijaysinh Gaikwad, said Dipak left a suicide note in which he cited his failure to repay a loan as the main reason for ending their lives. The note read the family had decided to end their lives and no one else is responsible for their decision.
A native of Sangamner in Ahmednagar district, Dipak relocated to Pune for a job. Since the past few years, he was working at a sugar mill and according to a source, had borrowed money from various people.