Updated June 5th, 2024 at 14:10 IST

Railway Trackman, Wife Jump Before Moving Train With 2 Kids

The incident occurred on a railway track in Sihoda village within the jurisdiction of Bhedaghat police station.

Reported by: Digital Desk
Rail employee, wife jump before moving train with 2 children | Image:Instagram
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Bhopal: A railway trackman, his wife and their two children tragically jumped in front of a moving train in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district on Wednesday morning, said police. The incident occurred on a railway track in Sihoda village within the jurisdiction of Bhedaghat police station, City Superintendent of Police Sunil Nema reported, noting that the reason behind the act remains unknown.

The bodies of Narendra Chadhar, resident of Sihoda village, his wife Reena, and two daughters aged 6 years and 3 months, were found on the railway track while his motorcycle was found parked nearby, he said.

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It seems they died by suicide, the official said, adding the incident was being probed from all angles. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, he said.

Narendra Chadhar's father-in-law Shankar Lal Chadhar told reporters that his daughter Reena called on Tuesday and told him about a dispute between her and her mother-in-law but he did not pay heed as it was a usual and internal family matter.

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The man said he has no information what led his son-in-law and daughter to take the extreme step and that he came to know about it in the morning.

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Published June 5th, 2024 at 14:10 IST