IAF official's wife, two daughters found dead



Shillong: An Indian Air Force (IAF) official's wife and two minor daughters were found dead at their residence in the Eastern Air Command cantonment here, officials said Saturday.

Praveen Akhtar, 26, wife of Sergeant Shamim Akhtar, was found hanging along with her daughters Samita, 5, and Sania, 3, Friday, IAF spokesperson Wing Commander Ranjib Sahoo said.

He said the bodies were spotted by Akhtar when he returned from office. Police said no suicide note was found.

The bodies have been sent for post mortem to confirm the circumstances behind the incident," Deputy Superintendent of Police (Crime) Vivek Syiem said.

IANS