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Thane massacre: Man murders 14 members of his family before committing suicide

In the wee hours of Sunday, a 35-year-old chartered accountant from Thane allegedly murdered 14 of his family members with a knife and then hung himself to death. The deceased include eight children, his wife, his three sisters, and his parents.

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People carry the body of Hasnain Warekar, after autopsy from a hospital in Thane, Mumbai. (Source: AP Photo)

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People look at the bodies of two among the victims fatally stabbed by a man as they are kept inside an ambulance outside a hospital in Thane, Mumbai. (Source: AP Photo)

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A hospital staff removes his gloves as he takes a break outside a morgue while attending to bodies of some of the victims who were fatally stabbed by a man in Thane, Mumbai on Sunday. (Source: AP Photo)

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In the wee hours of Sunday, a 35-year-old chartered accountant from Thane allegedly murdered 14 of his family members with a knife and then hung himself to death. The deceased include eight children, his wife, his three sisters, and his parents. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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The accused has been identified as Hansil Warekar, who resides with his family in a single storied bungalow in Ghodbadar road, police said. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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According to the police, there was a party organised at the Warekars residence on Saturday night, post which, most of his relatives stayed over. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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Ashutosh Dumbare, joint commissioner of Thane Police said that the incident is believed to have taken place between 2-2.30 am. According to Dumbare the police was made aware of the matter when one of Hansil’s sisters – Subia Bharmar – had shouted out for help. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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The sole survivor of the attacks has been admitted to Thane’s Titan hospital, where she is undergoing treatment for her injuries. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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The police said that the Hansil worked with a private company as a chartered accountant handling their finances. Kaasarwadvali police are investigating the case. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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While property dispute was suspected to be the reason behind the murders, police said at this stage the motive could not be stated with certainty. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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Hasnen's close friend Jamir Patel, who had studied with him, said, "I did not expect him to do such a grave act. Something is wrong somewhere. I cannot digest that he has done such an act." (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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“The family appears to be well known in the area. Initial inquiry does not suggest that there was any trouble within the family to coerce Hansil to take this extreme step,” said a senior Thane Police officer. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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The police said that the Hansil worked with a private company as a chartered accountant handling their finances. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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The sole survivor of the attacks has been admitted to Thane’s Titan hospital, where she is undergoing treatment for her injuries. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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According to Dumbare the police was made aware of the matter when one of Hansil’s sisters – Subia Bharmar. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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Ashutosh Dumbare, joint commissioner of Thane Police said that the incident is believed to have taken place between 2-2.30 am. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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According to the police, there was a party organised at the Warekars residence on Saturday night, post which, most of his relatives stayed over. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

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Police and experts at the spot were Hasnain W earekar murdered 7 kids, 6 sisters including wife & one man from his family committed suicide in jurisdiction of Kasarvadavli police station at Thane at 3 am on Sunday. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)