coronavirus update indiaas on : 06 January 2021 10:04 GMT+5:30
Gujarat: Brothers Take Children For Outing,All 6 Found Dead In Empty Flat, Says Police
The bodies have been sent for a forensic test and a further investigation is being carried out, the policeman said.
Gujarat: Brothers Take Children For Outing, All 6 Found Dead In Empty Flat: Police
New Delhi: In Gujarat's Ahmedabad six members of a family, including four children between the ages of seven and twelve, were found dead in an unoccupied apartment early this morning, said the police.
The bodies of both the brother 42-year-old Amrish Patel and 40-year-old Gaurang Patel and their four children were found in the family-owned empty apartment in Ahmedabad's Vatva GIDC locality this morning, inspector DR Gohil of Vatva GTDC Police Station said.
As per the police officer, the Patel brothers lived in different localities of the city."On June 17, they left their homes with the children, after informing their wives that they were going for an outing," the officer said.
"When they failed to return till Thursday night, their wives went to the unoccupied flat. However, they found it locked from inside, following which they approached the police around midnight," he said.
Gohil the police inspector said suspects that the two men "might have given food laced with sedatives to the children and killed them before hanging themselves."
The bodies of the two men in the drawing-room, two girls 9-year-old Kirti and 7-year-old Sanvi - in the kitchen and two 12-year-old boys - Mayur and Dhruv - in the bedroom by the police.
Also, the police officer confirmed that "All of them were found hanging".
The policeman said that the bodies have been sent for a forensic test and a further investigation is being carried out.