Mathura, February 13: A woman jumped into Yamuna river here along with her three minor daughters following an argument with her husband, police said on Tuesday. While Poonam (32) was saved by some people, her three daughters Anshika (8), Vanshika (6) and Charu (3) drowned, Superintendent of Police (city) Arvind Kumar said. Agra Shocker: 16-Year-Old Girl Rescued From River After Father Tries To Kill Her for 'Dishonouring' Family in Uttar Pradesh
According to police, Poonam had a suspicion that her husband Hariom was having an affair, so she threatened the woman over the phone. On Monday, the woman approached the local police station with the call recordings where Poonam was threatening her. An agreement was reached between the three, however, the couple argued after reaching home and Hariom left the house, they said. UP Shocker: Man Attempts Suicide After Strangling Wife and Daughter to Death, Hospitalised in Critical Condition in Kanpur; Probe On
Poonam followed him with her daughters and later jumped into the river, police said. The people present around the ghat rescued Poonam and admitted her to the hospital while her daughters drowned, they said. The SP said that the couple got married in 2015.
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