Jalandhar, Nov 26 (UNI) A man killed his wife and son and seriously injured his daughter with a sword at his residence at Vikas Puri in the district early morning.
Division No 8 SHO Balbir Singh told UNI that Sukhwinder Singh killed his wife Parwinder Kaur and his son Gurbax Singh (9) with a sword and injured his 10-year-old daughter Paramjeet Kaur (10).
Injured Paramjeet Kaur was rushed to a private hospital, where her condition was stated to serious.
Police said the accused suspected his wife of having illicit relation with his neighbour and often had quarrels over the issue.
After committing the crime, he also attempted suicide by hanging but failed in his attempt, his daughter in a statement told the police.
The SHO said that a case under sections 302 and 307 of the IPC was registered against the accused on the statement of his daugther.
Efforts were on to nab the accused, he added.