Rakesh Nishad, 36, used to work as a labourer in Khirhani Fatak under Kotwali police station.
On Sunday night, he killed both his sleeping children -- daughter Kashish, 14, and son Sahil, 12, with an axe.
Kotwali police station in-charge Shailesh Mishra told reporters that a case has been filed on the basis of Fulwati's statement. Police said they are trying to trace the man.
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