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Mother kills daughters, commits suicide

HOJAI: Caught in abject penury, a woman in killed her two daughters before committing suicide in Hojai sending huge shockwaves across the state on Sunday.

The bizarre incident took place in Ghoranola area on Sunday Chayanika Barman was found hanging at a tree near her house. Her two daughters were also found dead nearby in the same condition.

Local residents here believe that she was seen very disappointed during the last couple of days. She was believed to have hung herself after killing her two minor daughters in the nearby forest.

Preliminary police investigation suggests it a suicide case. Local residents blamed grim poverty which forced her to take the extreme court.

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