A man in Delhi allegedly killed his two wives and then escaped with his 12-year-old son, police said today.
The bodies of the two women, who were strangled to death, were found at their one-room house in Saurav Vihar area of South Delhi's Jaitpur. The neighbours were alerted due to the stench coming from the house, which was locked from outside, said the police. It is suspected both the women were strangled using a stole.
Jamshed Alam, the husband of two women, is a labourer. He was last seen in the neighbourhood on Wednesday morning. He had been living in the area at the rented house with his family.
"The bodies of the two women were found inside a locked house after their neighbours informed the police of a foul smell," DCP, South East district, Chinmoy Biswal, was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
The women, identified as Kismat and Zabna, were aged between 30-35 years.