A man has killed his wife and three girl children in his own residence at Silghat in Kaliabor under Assam’s Nagaon district.

After committing the crime, the man has remained absconding.

The incident took place on Saturday morning.

The criminal has been identified as one Jayanta Kumar Barman.

The incident has created a massive sensation in the area.

The man murdered his wife and children with a sharp weapon.

The victims have been identified as Baijayanti Barman (wife), three girl children including Nikita Barman (12), Bhswati barman (10) and Nibedita Barman (6).

On being informed a team of police reached the spot and recovered the bodies.

The police also sent the bodies for conducting post-mortem.

According to police, Jayanta Barman, an employee of the Silghat Mill, was staying in the quarter of the Mill at Silghat.

All the bodies were found in his quarter.

A police officer said, “We have found the bodies in the quarter of Jayanta Barman with injury marks.”

He also said, “Jayanta Barman is currently absconding. A blood-stained knife has been found inside the quarter. We will be able to get more details after the arrival of the forensic report. We have also found a land-related document.”

Meanwhile, the locals alleged that Jayanta Barman had been engaged in gambling for long years and had a huge amount of debts.

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