A person allegedly drowned his two children — each aged underneath six — in a properly in Faridabad on Thursday as his second spouse didn’t like them, police stated.
A case of homicide was registered towards the 37-year-old Bhagat Singh, who initially hails from Palwal and is presently dwelling in Shyam Colony in Sector 58, they stated. The accused father was arrested inside an hour of the incident, police added.
The kids, a four-year-old boy and a five-year-old woman, had been from his first marriage. The first spouse had died two years in the past.
The accused advised police that his second spouse didn’t like the youngsters so he killed them. He was dwelling along with his second spouse and the 2 kids. Police stated they’re questioning Singh.
The incident happened round 1 pm when Singh jumped into the 15-foot-deep properly, situated close to Shagun Garden, together with the 2 children. There was round 5 toes of water within the properly the place he pressed each the youngsters underneath his toes within the water.
The individuals who had been across the spot rushed to rescue the youngsters. Two males, Dhirendra and Naseem, jumped into the properly and pushed the accused to the facet and pulled out the youngsters with the assistance of others and rushed them to B Okay Hospital the place docs declared the minors introduced useless.
“In the preliminary investigation, the accused revealed that his first spouse had died two years in the past and from whom he had each these kids. He acquired a second marriage with Asha and a quarrel began between him and his spouse over these kids. His second spouse didn’t maintain the youngsters correctly and so they fought incessantly over the problem, so he killed them. The accused will probably be produced in a metropolis courtroom on Friday”, stated Sube Singh, spokesperson of Faridabad Police, citing the FIR.
When contacted, DCP Narender Kadian stated a homicide case has been registered towards Singh and he has been arrested. The position of his spouse can be being probed and if she is discovered concerned, she may also be arrested, the DCP stated.
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