A 25-year-old mother in Sarlahi has killed her two daughters before subsequently committing suicide.
According to DSP Ramesh Kumar Khadka of District Police Office, Sarlahi, Sobhita Devi Yadav, on Tuesday (February 23, 2016) killed her five-year-old daughter Mandira Kumari and Priti Kumari, 2, in Haripurwa VDC-5 .committed suicide after in the district in.
Reports say that “the three bodies were found dead in a room latched from inside, giving a clue that the mother must have killed herself after taking lives of her two daughters.”
A preliminary investigation shows that a rope was cut into three pieces with the help of fire and used to hang her two daughters in turns before hanging herself when other family members went to a field to reap sugarcane.
Tattered notes of 500 (NRs) and 1000 (INs) were recovered from the site by the Police. The gruesome incident had taken place in the afternoon.
DPO, Sarlahi has deployed an investigation team to probe the case.