Cop slits throats of three minor sons after argument with wife

Updated: Sep 03, 2019, 12:36 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

A police constable in Gujarat's Bhavnagar murdered three of his minor sons after a fight with his wife

This picture has been used for representational purpose
This picture has been used for representational purpose

In a shocking incident, a police constable killed his three young sons aged between 3 and 8 years after an argument with his wife on Sunday in Gujarat. The incident left his colleagues shocked when they rushed to the police residential quarters after receiving a call from the accused constable, who himself reported the incident. After arguing with his wife in Bhavnagar area in Gujarat, the accused identified as Sukhdev Siyal locked up his wife in one of the rooms at their government quarters and then slit the throats of their three sons. The boys have been identified as Manmeet (3), Uddhav (5) and Khushal (8).

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According to India Today, after the constable was done with the murders, he called up the police station and informed them about the incident after which the officers rushed to the crime scene and were taken aback. The cops then released the wife from the room where she was locked and found the accused sitting in one corner of the house with the knife he used as the weapon to slit the throats of his three sons.

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The accused informed the police that on Friday he had a major argument with his wife when the family was celebrating the birthday of the eldest son. The couple had another such major fight before Friday. The police is now looking into the matter and Constable Sukhdev Siyal has now been put under arrest. Superintendent of Police Jaipal Singh Rathore confirmed the incident.

In another incident, a man allegedly killed his wife with an axe. Narasimha Reddy, the Assistant Commissioner of Police (Asif Nagar) stated, "On August 12, accused Basheer had attacked his second wife Sameera with an axe. She received a deep cut injury on her neck, which resulted in her death on the spot. After the incident, Basheer had fled away from the spot. On August 20, the accused was arrested from Tolichowki area and has been sent to judicial remand.

In 2016, Sameera Begum has given divorce to Basheer and he has accepted it even though they were living together."  As per the commissioner, Basheer had demanded dowry from Sameera's parents. "Basheer and his father asked Sameera's parents to give Rs 5 lakh as dowry and the latter gave the money. However, the accused again demanded Rs 5 lakh and threatened her with dire consequences if his demands were not fulfilled," Reddy said.

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