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Meerut man kills wife, daughter for failing to deliver a son

Anuj Singh and his mother Indresh have reportedly confessed to the double murder before the police. 

Statesman News Service | Meerut |

A man and his mother have been arrested for the double murder of his wife and five-year-old daughter as the victim failed to deliver a son. The  heart-rending incident took place in Behsuma town of the district on Tuesday.
The bodies of Mamta Singh ( 30) and her daughter Tanvi (5) were spotted by a passerby near the pond in Behsuma town of the district. He immediately informed the police. During investigations,  the police got some leads pointing to the involvement of her husband Anuj Singh (33), who, along with his mother, was later arrested.
Anuj Singh and his mother Indresh have reportedly confessed to the double murder before the police.
Circle officer of Mawana area UN Mishra said Anuj was disappointed with his wife as she could not give birth to a son. Anuj told the police that he desperately wanted a son but his wife gave birth to a  daughter. Five years since the daughter’s birth, his wife could not conceive again.
The family lives in Jumerat locality of the Meerut. Mishra said Mamta and Tanvi  were brutally killed by slitting their throats . The bodies of Mamta and her daughter Tanvi have been sent for post-mortem .