A man who was recently released from a rehab centre in Delhi allegedly killed his family over constant fights about his job and drug abuse.
The accused identified as Keshav (26) allegedly killed his grandmother, parents and sister at their Palam residence in Southwest Delhi.
The victims were found lying in different rooms on the second-floor residence. His grandmother Diwano Devi was lying dead on her bed. His father Dinesh and mother Darshan were found lying in a pool of blood inside the bathroom, both with stab wounds. His sister Urvashi was found lying outside the kitchen with multiple stab injuries.
Darshan worked at an NGO as a caretaker for mentally disabled children while Dinesh worked as a driver.
According to the police, Keshav, tried to flee but was caught by his cousin and the police. Keshav spent 5-6 months at a de-addiction centre in Delhi and came home six months ago. The police said he often fought with his parents as they complained about his lifestyle choices, unstable job.
The incident took place on November 22. Keshav’s cousin Kuldeep, who lives with his parents on the first floor, said that he heard screams from the floor above.
The police stated that Keshav has been involved in two cases of robbery in the past.