The son of the deceased told that on Monday his father had got Sukhmani Sahib recited at home.
A railway employee (Gangman), his son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter, living in the railway quarters of Mullanpur, Punjab, have died under suspicious circumstances. The bodies of the four were found in the room in the morning. However, the cause of death is yet to be known. Dakha police have started investigation by taking possession of the dead bodies.
The bodies were taken to the hospital for improvement
According to the police, the real cause of death will be known only after the post-mortem report comes. The deceased have been identified as gangman Sukhdev Singh village resident Madiani (56), his son Jagdeep Singh (28), daughter-in-law Jyoti (26) and granddaughter Jot (2). The four bodies have been brought to the government hospital for improvement, where the postmortem of all will be done by the board of doctors.
The text of Sukhmani Sahib was kept in the house
According to Kulwant Singh, the second son of the deceased Sukhdev Singh, his father was a Grade IV employee in the Railway Department and lived in the quarters built in the Railway Colony in Mullanpur. On Monday, his father had got Sukhmani Sahib recited at home. During this, apart from other relatives, daughter and son-in-law also came to the house. At night everyone had dinner together, after which his father Sukhdev Singh, brother Jagdeep Singh, sister-in-law Jyoti and niece Jot slept in one room. His mother Balbir Kaur, sister and brother-in-law slept in another room with their children.
Jyoti was seven months pregnant
At around seven in the morning when his mother Balbir Kaur opened the door of the room to pick them up, all four were lying dead. According to sources, Jyoti was seven months pregnant. On receiving the information, Inspector Gurvinder Singh Bhullar of Dakha Police reached the spot along with the Police Party and Railway Police and started the investigation by taking possession of the dead bodies. The police have also taken samples of home-cooked food at night. There was no heater in the room either.