FAISALABAD: A man allegedly knifed his wife and a minor son to death and injured his daughter at his Jalandhar Road house over a domestic dispute on Saturday night.

Ahsan told police that his wife, Rafiqan Bibi, killed his five-year-old son, Yaseen, and also tried to kill seven-year-old daughter, Amna. He said his wife committed suicide after knifing the children.

However, police said, the suspect was taken into custody and he later confessed to killing his wife and son and injuring the daughter over a domestic dispute.

Rafiqan Bibi and Yaseen died on the spot while the girl had been shifted to hospital.

Police registered a case against Ahsan and two other persons on the complaint of his father-in-law Muhammad Siddiq.

Published in Dawn, January 20th, 2020