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Maharashtra: 4 minor siblings hacked to death using axe in Jalgaon

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In a gruesome murder, four children of a family were hacked to death using an axe in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon. The deceased are aged between 6 and 13 years and the incident took place when their parents had gone to their native place in Madhya Pradesh along with their elder son for performing rituals of a dead relative.

The Maharashtra police have already formed a special investigation team for probing the case.

Incident of Borkheda Shivar village

The incident took place in Borkheda Shivar village of Jalgaon’s Raver taluka. The parents, Mehtab and Rumali Bhilala, are originally from Madhya Pradesh and came to work in Jalgaon on farms. Their village in Madhya Pradesh is just a few kilometres away and the couple had come to work in Jalgaon on a farm owned by one Mustafa.

On Friday, the couple had gone to their native place when the farm owner Mustafa found all the four children lying in a pool of blood.

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They were found murdered with deep wounds on their neck. The cops later found a blood-soaked axe near the children’s bodies.

All murdered with same axe

The cops said all the children might have been murdered with the same axe. The children were identified as Sangita (13), Rahul (11), Anil (8) and Nani (6).

A special team has been formed by the police to investigate the case with an IPS officer who will be heading the team. The four bodies have been sent for post mortem, which will be done in-camera.

Police have involved senior doctors and forensic experts in the case to solve the murder mystery. Police have registered a murder case against an unidentified accused and are not ruling out any angles in the case.

Five years ago, a similar incident had happened in Jalgaon when four members of a family were killed in Bhadali village near Jalgaon city.

 

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