A police constable and his wife along with their minor daughter allegedly died by suicide by jumping from the 12th floor of a residential building in Ahmedabad today, police said.
Preliminary investigation revealed the couple might have taken the extreme step in the heat of the moment following a quarrel, inspector NR Vaghela from Sola police station said.
The family have been identified as constable Kuldipsinh Yadav, who was posted at Vastrapur police station, his wife Riddhi and their three-year-old daughter.
"Kuldipsinh Yadav lived with his wife and daughter on the 12th floor of a multi-storey building in Gota area. According to neighbours, the couple along with their daughter allegedly jumped from the 12th floor at around 1:30 am. All of them died on the spot," the police official said.
A building resident while talking to reporters claimed that Riddhi jumped first and then Kuldipsinh Yadav jumped off the building with his daughter.
The police official said according to Yadav's sister, who lives on the same floor, the couple used to fight often.
"This might have led them to take the extreme step. We have sent the bodies for a forensic test and started further investigation into the incident," the official said.
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