Man kills woman, her mother, then self in UP's Banda

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A 32-year-old man allegedly shot dead a woman and her mother before killing himself in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district on Monday, with police suspecting it to be a case of a love affair, an official said.

Superintendent of Police Ganesh Prasad Saha said Sudhanshu Mishra shot Anju Aarakh (22) and her mother Tulsa (45) dead with a country-made pistol and then committed suicide by shooting himself.

It is being suspected that the incident, which occurred in Girwa area in the afternoon, was the fallout of a love affair, the SP said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem and an investigation is on, Saha said. 

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