Man strangles 2 kids and commits suicide

ST Correspondent
Sunday, 19 August 2018

Burman assumed that both his children had died and out of guilt, ended his life by hanging himself

Pune: In a shocking incident, a man strangled his two children with his bare hands and then committed suicide by hanging himself. The incident occurred at Narsingh Colony in Tathawade under the jurisdiction of Wakad police on Saturday.

The deceased man was identified as Deepak Burman, 35, who killed his two children Shubam, 10, and Rupam, 8, before ending his life. The incident came to light when the wife of Burman returned home and found her husband hanging from ceiling and kids lying on the floor in an unconscious state. Both kids were unconscious but alive when they were discovered lying on the floor by their mother. They were rushed to a hospital but were later declared dead.

According to the Wakad police, Burman, who is a native of West Bengal, works in Tathwade-based private company. His wife is also employed with a private firm. On Saturday afternoon, Burman came home to have lunch and while having the meal with his kids, he strangled them in a rage over some mischief committed by them.

Both the boys were unconscious. Burman assumed that both his children had died and out of guilt, ended his life by hanging himself.

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