Bulandshahr: Three minor children, including two women and a boy, were found dead in a tubewell in Dhooturi village in Bulandshahr on Saturday dawn, authorities said.

The dead have been identified as Masood Abdul (10), Asma (11) and Aliba (12).

According to authorities, the prima facie demonstrated the 3 kids were taken dead last night and their bodies were thrown to the tubewell. Cartridges and blood were additionally found near the tubewell.

“Three children went missing yesterday. It has been established that the children were shot dead and thrown in the tube well. The Station House Officer (SHO) of Kotwali Nagar police station did not pay heed to the complaints of the deceased’s families,” Bulandshahr SSP N Kolanchi told media persons here.

“One of the deceased’s father, Hafiz Salim has cited family dispute for the triple murder. He has informed the police that his relative, Salman, was upset with them as he was not invited to the family’s Iftaar party. In the past, he had given a warning to kill them. It has been learned that he owns a pistol. We have formed special teams to probe the matter,” that the SSP said.

The SSP has suspended SHO Munshi Ashok and Agency Dhuvar Bhushan Dubey of Kotwali Nagar for not taking immediate actions in the instance.

“A constable and the SHO have been suspended. Four teams are working on the case. Strictest action will be taken in the case,” he advised ANI.

The bodies have been sent for postmortem and additional evaluation is underway.

Source: ANI