Shiv Kumar Sharma,48, a property dealer in Modinagar adjoining Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh gave poison-laced juice to himself, his wife and his two daughters on Wednesday after he was drowned in debt running into several lakhs of rupees.
His wife Shashi, 45 and daughter Komal, 21, died on way to the hospital while the man and his another daughter Ankita, 23, are fighting for life in KMC Hospital, Baghpat Road.
His eldest son Nitin came home in the evening to find all four writhing in pain.
Hospital director Dr Sunil Gupta says, the father-daughter duo are fighting for their life in the intensive care unit. Their bodies have turned blue due to excessive intake of poison, he added.
The property dealer was getting threats from several people as he was unable to repay the debts.