Bengaluru Man Hangs 12-Year-Old Son, Daughter Shoots It On Cellphone

The accused reportedly told the police that the family, which ran a chit fund scheme, had agreed on a suicide pact to escape from heavy debt

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Bengaluru Man Hangs 12-Year-Old Son, Daughter Shoots It On Cellphone

Bengaluru murders: Police said they will take statement of the accused's daughter (File)


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Highlights

  1. Disturbing video shows man tying bed sheet around son's neck
  2. Child offers no resistance, man releases grip till he stops moving
  3. Police yet to record statement of his daughter

A 45-year-old man who hung his son from a ceiling fan while his screaming daughter filmed the act on a mobile phone has been arrested in Bengaluru. He also killed his 38-year-old wife, who worked as a help, the police said.

The accused reportedly told the police that the family, which ran a chit fund scheme, had agreed on a suicide pact to escape from heavy debt.

In the disturbing video, the man is seen standing on a small table and tying what appears to be a bed sheet around the neck of his 12-year-old son, who does not offer any resistance. He then releases his grip until the boy becomes immobile. A woman is also seen lying on the floor.

The incident in Bengaluru that has chilling parallels to the deaths of 11 members of a family in north Delhi's Burari last year happened between 2 and 3 am on Sunday at the house in Vibhutipura, in the eastern part of the city.

Neighbours contacted the police after the 17-year-old girl informed them of the horror in morning.

The police said they are yet to record the girl's statement.



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