LAHORE - A poverty-stricken labourer killed himself and his two daughters after a desperate attempt to kill entire family by administering poisonous pills in the wee hours on Wednesday. The victim later identified as Mohammad Akbar Shah, 38, a rickshaw driver by profession and a resident of Shahpur Kanjra Village in Chung police station area was hit by poverty and deprivation due to his meagre income. According to details, rickshaw driver Akbar lived along with his younger brother Amjad Shah, wife Muzammal Bibi, five daughters and one minor son namely Beenish, 13, Nadia, 8, Aiman, 6, Ali Raza, 5, Ayesha, 3, and another daughter between 3 to 4 years in a two-room house at Shahpur Kanjra village. Chung Police Station SHO Afzal Sindhu told this scribe that according to Mohammad Aslam, father of Akbar, the victim was running a rickshaw to feed his family and used to earn only two hundred rupees per day, which made it difficult for him to run the kitchen of the family and his wife often quarrelled with him over his low-income. Mohammad Aslam, father of the victim Akbar talking to the reporters said that this may be the first outcome of the governments 'pro-poor friendly budget, adding the government is not doing nothing to alleviate the suffering of the poor and time is not far away when people would take extreme steps like this. The deceaseds brother Amjad, giving statement to the police, said Akbar used to quarrel with his family members over financial crises, as he was the sole bread-winner of the family. He said familys financial condition was very pitiable, as the victims earning from rickshaw was insufficient to meet the daily needs. According to Amjads statement, Akbar quarrelled with him on the day of incident and after brief exchange of harsh words, both of the brothers went out of the house. After sometime, Akbar came back to house mixed venomous pills in water and gave it to his three daughters and wife and later himself drank the poisonous water. Chung Police Station SHO Sindhu said others minor children were sleeping at a time when the victim Akbar gave poisonous pills to the family members. The deceaseds brother Amjad said, Ali, a neighbour, informed me that the had taken the bodies to Jinnah Hospital because they all took poisonous liquid. When we reached hospital, the doctors told me that Akbar, Nadia, and Aiman were expired on their way to hospital while the my sister-in-law, Muzammal, and one niece, Beenish were safe, he added. Edhi officials, however, said that Akbar and Aiman died in the way to hospital while Nadia died at the hospital. Jinnah Hospitals mortuary officials said that bodies of the three deceased were still there and their autopsy could not be conducted, as the police did not completed medico-legal formalities. The victims remaining family members including Muzammal, 35, and another daughter, Beenish, 13, were at the Jinnah Hospital and their condition was reported to be stable, on duty doctors said.