Woman hangs her 3 kids and later dies by suicide in Bihar's Gaya: Police
In a tragic and shocking incident, a distressed woman allegedly hanged her three minor kids and later died by suicide in a village of Magra area in Gaya district of Bihar, police said on Sunday.
According to a senior police official, the deceased woman, identified as Malti Devi, committed suicide after allegedly murdering her three children by hanging them.
Gaya City Superintendent of Police (SP), Himanshu, said that Malti Devi and her three kids were found dead on Saturday in the Magra police station area of Gaya.
The senior officer said that preliminary evidence suggests that prima facie, it’s a case of murder-suicide, in which the distressed mother, allegedly killed her children first and the died by suicide.
SP Himanshu said that as per initial investigation, Malti Devi was a victim of constant harassment by her husband and unfortunately resorted to take the extreme step to escape her misery.
He said that the bodies of the deceased woman and her kids have been sent for post-mortem examination to ascertain the exact cause of death.
The top cop said during investigation from the relatives of the deceased, it has come to fore that Malti Devi’s husband was the reason behind domestic tension in their household that led the distraught woman to kill her kids and commit suicide.
The relatives, he said, have also accused her husband of domestic violence and harassment, adding that the man has been detained and is being questioned by the police.
In a similar incident, on Thursday, a 34-year-old woman in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh committed suicide after reportedly being stopped from going to the beauty parlor by her husband.
As per the police, the incident occurred under Aerodrome police station limits in the city on Thursday, when the woman, identified as Reena Yadav, a resident of Scheme-51, hanged herself from the ceiling at her home after her husband, Balram Yadav, had reportedly refused to let her go to the beauty parlor.