HAMIRPUR: Minutes after allegedly killing his wife and father-in-law, an e-rickshaw driver shot himself dead at his house in the Rath area here in the wee hours of Sunday, police said.
The e-rickshaw driver Omprakash (41) allegedly bludgeoned his wife Anusuiya (39) to death with bricks over an argument, Station House Officer (SHO) Vinod Kumar Saroj.
He also allegedly attacked his father-in-law Nand Kishore (55) and killed him when he came to save his daughter.
Omprakash also tried to kill his 10-year-old son but his two elder daughters aged 17 years and 12 years intervened and save their brother, Saroj said.
Soon after killing the father-daughter duo, the accused allegedly shot himself dead with a country-made pistol, the SHO said.
Ratanlal, who came to intervene during the incident, also got injured, the police said.