Man kills wife, two children

Berhampur: A daily wage earner killed his wife and two children with a sword at Belapada in ganjam district over a suspected family dispute, about 70 km from here, police sources said.

The 40-year-old man, Simanchal Nayak, killed his wife Laxmi, daughter Sibani and son Deepak at Belapada under Badagada police station on late Thursday night, the police said.

"We suspect a family dispute might be the cause of the incident. It will be ascertained after investigation," Inspector in-charge, Badagada, Bibekananda Swain, said. The police arrested the labourer and seized the weapon used in the crime.