In a shocking incident,a woman poisoned herself and her three children to death in Borsad after she was left with no money to feed her kids.
According to the Borsad police,Hansa Parmar was working as a farm labourer after her husband,Kanti Parmar,left her for another woman last year.
She had been jobless for the last two months due to the end of the harvest season.
The incident took place on Monday evening. It came to light on Tuesday when Kantis mother came to visit the family and found the bodies of Hansa and her three children,Ranjit (6),Peenal (2) and two-month-old Janki lying in their hut at Madhav Faliya in Indira Nagar area Borsad town.
Sub-Inspector K K Damor said they are now on a lookout for Kanti Parmar.
According to neighbours,Hansa had once said that she would never take to begging,Damor added.