Hyderabad man drives car with three kids into lake, saved by locals


by IANS | Wed, Jul 10, 2024, 05:03 PM

Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) A man attempted suicide along with his three children by driving the car into a lake on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Wednesday.

The locals swung into action and pulled out all the four out of the lake.

The shocking incident occurred at Inamguda Lake under Abdullapurmet police station limits.

Ashok, a resident of BN Reddy Nagar in Hyderabad and working as a contractor, had taken out his son and two daughters for a morning outing. After reaching the lake, he drove the car into the waters.

As the occupants in the car were drowning, locals saved them with the help of ropes.

The locals had initially thought it to be an accident. However, the preliminary probe by the police revealed that Ashok wanted to end his life with children.

Financial problems are said to be the reason for the man’s extreme step.

Police registered a case and took up further investigation.

More details were awaited.

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