Damoh: In a shocking incident, an unemployed man allegedly hacked his mother and three minor daughters to death at his house here, police said on Monday.
The incident occurred in Chainpura locality last night when Manoj Bansal, 34, attacked his daughters aged five, seven and nine years and other family members with an axe when they were asleep, they said.
While his daughters and mother were killed in the attack, Bansal`s wife Poonam and his grand-mother sustained injuries when they tried to fend him off.
"Bansal was under stress for being out of job over quite some time," Additional SP G D Parashar said.
A case has been registered in this regard and search is on to nab Bansal, police added.