LAHORE: A man killed his wife and a son over domestic dispute in Ghaziabad area, Lahore, ARY News reported Sunday.
The culprit, Javed, after killing his wife and a son, attempted to commit suicide and injured himself with a knife. Shortly after slaying his family members, he informed the rescue officials about the incident.
The deceased persons were identified as Farzana and two-year-old boy Tayyab.
He told the rescue teams on telephone that he killed his wife and a son over domestic dispute. The man slit neck of his wife with a sharp knife before strangling his son to death.
Police also reached the spot and arrested the accused in an injured condition.
The police also recovered a letter from the house, written by the accused, saying he took this extreme step due to poverty.
According to police, the accused had his second marriage with Farzana some years ago.