CHINIOT: A man has committed suicide after strangling to death his five children over a petty family dispute in Muhammad Wala, Lallian, district of Chiniot.

Sources said that , the accused, identified as Muhammad Hussain, resident of village Dalil Wala area of Muhammad Wala strangled his five children , Iqrar 8, Waqas 6, Shahzad 5, Usman 3 and one years old Rizwan after having an altercation with his wife and later ended his life by hanging himself with the ceiling fan.

According to residents of the area the suspect was a government employee and he exchanged bitter words with his wife which estranged her and she went upto her parents to complain.