A 51-year-old man and his son, 19, allegedly killed six members of their household, together with the person’s nephew and niece aged 11 and 5, on Thursday in a village in Lucknow’s Banthara space. Police mentioned the accused, Ajay Singh, surrendered at Banthara police station.
Late on Thursday night time, ACP Deepak Singh mentioned, “The son, Avaneesh (19) has also been arrested. During questioning, we found that Ajay killed two of the victims, while Avaneesh killed the other four.”
A police officer mentioned the son instructed them a few country-made pistol. “He has told us where it is kept. A team is going to recover that,” mentioned the officer. A police officer mentioned that the murders had been completed with a sickle and a countrymade pistol.
Police recognized the victims as Amar Singh (70), Ram Dulari (68), mother and father of the accused (Ajay); his brother Arun Singh (45) and (Arun’s) spouse Ram Sakhi (40), their kids Saurabh (11) and Sarika (5).
An announcement issued by the Lucknow Police mentioned, “Ajay Singh has said that his father Amar Singh had a relationship with his daughter-in-law and used to spend his earnings on her. He (accused) also said his father gave all the money that came from selling farmland to his sister-in-law. and he struggled for money. He has also said that he feared that his father would give their entire property to the brother.””
Lucknow Police Commissioner Sujeet Pandey, who visited the spot, instructed mediapersons, “The incident happened around 7 pm and the police got to know at 7:20 pm.” A probe was on, police mentioned.