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Man kills daughter, son in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

A man was arrested for allegedly beating his two children to death in Rajasthan's district, police said Friday.

The incident took place on Thursday when Ramesh Vadhera, 30, started beating the children mercilessly, SHO, station, said.

Five-year-old girl and three-year-old boy were taken to the (CHC) in Jhadol block of the district where they were declared as brought dead, he said.

His wife was not at home at the time of the incident and had gone to her parent's house. The children were staying at their uncle's house but Vadhera brought them home before killing them, Singh added.

"Vadhera was arrested for the murder of his daughter and son. He is an alcoholic and remained intoxicated most of the time. He had frequent tiffs with his wife over this," the SHO said.

A case has been registered after a complaint was filed by Vadhera's father, he added.

Vadhera was produced before a court on Friday, Singh said.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 16:00 IST