Devinder Singh 29 from Brampton was charged with murder of his wife Baljit Thandhi and mother in law Avtar Kaur using sharp weapons at their home. The family of the girl belonged to village Shokraan near Nawanshar. The man surrendered to the police in Brampton.
The police entered the home at Starhill Crescent near Dixie Road and found the bodies of the women whom the paramedics pronounced dead at the scene. The police have started an investigation to learn the motive of the attack. A child was also found inside the home and unharmed according to the police.
According to the brother, the girl was married to the boy 2 years ago to who was living in Canada for 8 years prior to marriage. The family members of the killed mother and daughter told the press that reasons for the murder are unclear. The family members gathered at their native village and mourned the loss of the mother and daughter.
Police are asking for any information on the attack:
#PRP in the area of Starhill Cres and Arabia Gate #Brampton for an investigation. Male arrested on scene, Homicide Bureau will be attending.
Isolated incident, No public safety concerns pic.twitter.com/xvk5tyxYYB
— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) January 13, 2018