A 25-year-old man committed suicide after poisoning his three children following which his four-year-old son died and two minors daughters were battling for life.
According to SSP Anees Ahmad, Sanjay gave poison to his four-year-old son Bholu and two daughters Radhika (2) and Payal (1), after which he himself consumed it.
He was an “alcoholic which lead to a marital discord ” and his wife had started living at her father’s place a few days back, they said.
Bholu died at the house while the other three were admitted to the district hospital.
Later, they were referred to Meerut Medical College where Sanjay died and the condition of two girls was stated to be serious, said Pritam Singh, Chief Medical Superintendent (CMS).