Bhagalpur, January 6: In a shocking incident, a woman allegedly killed her three minor children by throwing them into the septic tank of a toilet at Karharia Village of Bihar’s Bhagalpur district on Saturday night. She also attempted suicide by jumping into the tank. The woman, identified as Premlata Devi used to be physically assaulted by her intoxicated husband regularly. The woman was frustrated because of her husband’s behaviour. Man Kills Wife, Two Sons Before Committing Suicide in Uttar Pradesh.
According to a report published in the Hindustan Times, after throwing her four-year-old son Sushant, two-year-old daughter Sonam and nine-month-old baby Omraj into the tank, she also attempted suicide, but due to the low height of the tank she could not kill herself. Devi was physically assaulted by her husband last night after which she committed the crime. The tank in which she threw her kids was located on the backyards of her in-laws' house, and it was only five feet deep.
As per the report, both the husband and wife have been arrested in connection with the crime. A case has been registers against Devi under sections 302 and 309 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), while her husband, Devesh Kumar Ranjan was charged under section 309 of the IPC. Devi’s in-laws are school teachers.
In a similar incident, earlier this week, a 30-year-old woman after being upset with her husband, jumped before a local train at Mumbai’s Vikhroli station along with her six-year-old daughter. Both of them were saved after the train slowed down when passengers raised an alarm. The tragic incident was captured on CCTV cameras. The woman, who was later interrogated by the police revealed that she thought of ending her life as she had constant fights with her husband.