Lucknow: A man killed his three children before committing suicide by jumping before a speeding bus on Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh, the police said. He took the extreme step as he suspected his wife to be in an illicit relationship with one of his relatives.

The unfortunate incident took place at Robertsganj area of Sonebhadra district, over 400 km from Lucknow, when on the pretext of taking his children out for a food-treat, Babulal first strangulated his three children, Manisha (4), Anamika (2), and Manish (1), and then threw himself before a speeding bus.

Inspector General (IG) Law and Order R.K. Vishwakarma said Babulal had come to know recently that his wife was allegedly in an illicit relationship with one of his relatives.

When he confronted his wife regarding this, it resulted in a bitter fight between them. Later, he along with his three children went out saying he was taking them for an outing.

Police have sent the bodies for post-mortem examinations, officials said

(Agencies)       

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