In an appalling incident, a man from Gujarat’s Rajkot, on Wednesday, threw his three daughters into the well and kills self moments later.
As per media reports, the deceased man was a Gram Rakshak Dal (GRD) jawan, he was identified as Rasik Solanki. It is suspected that Rasik’s want for a male child allegedly prompted him to commit the crime.
Rasik Solanki and his wife got married around ten years ago. They had three daughters but the GRD jawan allegedly wanted a male child. Around two weeks ago, Rasik’s wife gave birth to their fourth daughter. Two days ago, Rasik’s wife went to her parents’ house with the newborn for a few days.
According to a national daily’s report, Rasik took his three daughters to a farm on his bike. The owner of the farm has been identified as Lalji Bhuva. The deceased’s three daughters were named Riya, Anjali, and Jalpa. When he reached there, Rasik threw his daughters into a 100-foot deep well.
A laborer working at the farm saw Rasik and informed his elder brother Valji. Valji had allegedly seen Rasik when he was leaving the village with his three daughters. Valji rushed to the spot and saw his brother hanging from the tree.
When ValjI checked the well, he saw the bodies of the three children floating inside the well. Following this, the locals helped in bringing out the three bodies.
The police investigation has revealed that Solanki had been passing through an acute financial crisis and due to the fourth daughter being born, he took the drastic step.