A woman and her four children were clubbed to death in their house located in Dogranwala area in the limits of Gujranwala Cantt Police on Thursday.
According to the police, the incident occurred when the father of the children was not at the home.
The killers used clubs and crushed heads of their victims with powerful blows.
The alleged killers managed to escape after the gruesome killings. However, the Gujranwala Police expressed their resolve to nab the alleged killers.
A heavy contingent of police reached the crime scene that happened in a suburban area of Gujranwala city. The deceased included woman, her three daughters and a son. All the children were between 12 and five years of age.
The police said that neighbours called the police saying the gruesome incident might have occurred during the night.
Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP) Inam Ghani took notice of the incident and sought a report from the RPO Gujranwala.
Reportedly, the gruesome murder of the woman and her four children occurred due to old enmity.
The police have shifted the dead bodies to a hospital for post-mortem and have launched a further investigation into the matter.