Three members of a family who drowned and two are missing after the car they were travelling in drowned into the Indira Gandhi canal in Hanumangarh district on Sunday, police reported. Harish (40), his wife Suman (36), daughter Meenakshi (14), son Manish (7) and sister-in-law Manju (36) were there in the car, they said.
The cadavers of Suman, Meenakshi and Manju were extracted from the canal near Ranjitpura village, the police said. “Eyewitnesses argued that the driver intentionally turned the vehicle towards the slope of the canal, and then the vehicle had fallen into it. The matter is being investigated further,” SHO of Hanumangarh town police station, Laxman Singh, said.