Woman pushes five minor daughters into water tank, commits suicide

Published: Jun 27, 2019, 11:06 IST | mid-day online desk

According to police, the woman pushed her five minor daughters into a water tank before jumping in it

Woman pushes five minor daughters into water tank, commits suicide
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A woman allegedly killed her five minor daughters before committing suicide in Chohatan area in Rajasthan on Wednesday, police stated. According to police, the woman identified as Vanu Devi (42) pushed her minor daughters Mamta (11), Santosh (13), Naina (9), Hemlata (3) and Hamsa (7)  into a water tank before jumping in it. Senior police officers have reached the spot and efforts are being made to recover the bodies, the police stated, adding that the reason behind the extreme step is yet to be ascertained.

In another incident, the Navghar police have discovered two decomposed bodies from Meri Gold building, Beverly Park, in Mira Road on Sunday. "The bodies recovered were identified as that of 75-year-old Meenakshi Iyer and her 42-year-old son Venkateshwar Iyer. They were residing on rent in flat number 702 of the building since the last two years," an official said, adding that they could have died 4 to 5 days ago. The body of Meenakshi was found lying in the living room while her son Venkateshwar's body was recovered from the bedroom. A suicide note was found typed on a laptop which was kept on charge mode. The note said, "No one should be responsible for the deaths stated that son had killed the mother by giving her poison and later consume the same poison and died."

With inputs from PTI

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