FEROZEPUR, March 23 -- Suspecting her fidelity, a man murdered his 21-year-old wife and five-year-old daughter at Pujookee village under Mamdot police station in the district on Sunday.

Police said accused Lakhwinder Singh, 23, attacked his wife Nirmal Kaur, daughters Navdeep, 5, and Jasdeep, 1, with a spade at 10.15 am.

Nirmal and Navdeep died on the spot while Jasdeep was rushed to a hospital where she is battling for survival.

Police later arrested Lakhwinder who confessed to his crime.

Ferozepur senior superintendent of police (SSP) Bhupinder Singh said the accused told the police that he suspected the fidelity of his wife. "He claimed he caught her in an intimate conversation with someone, which provoked him to commit the crime," t...