Distressing CCTV footage shows the moment a 40-year-old man shoots dead his ex-wife and 14-year-old daughter before turning the gun on himself in Patna, India.
Shocking CCTV footage shows the moment a 40-year-old man shoots his daughter and ex-wife before killing himself in a wealthy part of Gardanibagh, Patna, India. The man has been identified as Rajiv Kumar, a resident of Ballia in Begusarai, his daughter was 14-year-old Sanskriti Prabha, and his ex-wife, 30-year-old Priyanka Bharti. The incident took place around 12.40 pm yesterday, April 28.
CCTV footage shows Kumar putting a pistol on the forehead of his daughter before firing, he then turned the gun on his ex-wife and then shot himself in the head, all three died at the scene.
Local police stated that Priya Priyanka had left her husband several years ago due to domestic violence.
Authorities added that Kumar was seeking custody of his 14-year-old daughter, it is reported that his daughter wanted nothing to do with him due to his violence against her mother.
A spokesperson for the police said: "On Thursday, Rajiv Kumar followed them from Begusarai to Patna and murdered them before killing himself. A case has been filed under Section 302 (murder) of the IPC but the charge sheet will be filed showing the accused dead, so in that case, there will be no trial."