Milkman kills three women to avenge insult



Kanpur: Three women of a business family in Kidwai Nagar area here were allegedly killed by a milkman, who wanted to avenge an insult hurled by one of the family members, police said on Thursday.

Sushil, who was detained along with three other suspects yesterday, has confessed that he was humiliated when the head of the family had abused and forced him to clean a bathroom 15 days back, they said.

Sushil's clothes were blood-stained and his hands bore cut marks when he was taken into custody, they added.

On April 13, the accused had slit the throats of Imarti Devi (85), her daughter-in-law Pushpa Agarwal (58) and 25-year-old daughter Ruchi with a sharp weapon.

Police has also identified the shopkeeper who had sold the weapon to Sushil.

PTI