Woman jumps from building after killing her daughters

October 2nd, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS  

Pune, Oct 2 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman threw her two daughters from the sixth floor of a residential building Thursday in Pune and then committed suicide by jumping down herself, the police said.Sunita Arvind Khandale along with her two daughters, went to the sixth floor of her residential building around 10.30 a.m. Thursday.

“She climbed onto the parapet wall and flung down Harshada aged five, and Sakshi aged three, and then jumped down herself. The three were killed instantaneously,” said M.A. D’Mello Khadak police station in-charge.

The victim lived with her family on the first floor of the same building Padamjee Paradise located in the upper middle-class Bhavanipeth area of Pune.

“Her husband has been detained for interrogation and police are attempting to unravel the motive behind the incident,” D’Mello said.

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