Nashik, Mar 9: In a shocking incident, a 56-year-old man allegedly killed a woman and critically injured her three children in Satpur area of the city today.
Changdev Gunjal (56), allegedly poisoned Babita Waghmare (45) and her three children, Asha (11), Ganesh (14) and Surekha. He also attacked them with a grass sickle and tried to set Babita on fire.
He later set himself ablaze, sources said.
According to sources, Babita, who is a widow was living with Gunjal and her three children in a house owned by Gunjal at the Shreehans Park in Satpur suburb of the city. However Gunjal wanted Babita to vacate the house for his daughter, which she refused to do. Angry over this Gunjal attacked the women and her children.
Babita died on the spot. The three children and Gunjal are admitted to Nashik District Civil Hospital where their condition is stated to be critical.