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MP: Bodies of five siblings found in well, parents on run

Press Trust of India  |  Barwani (MP) 

Bodies of five minor siblings were found floating in a well Wednesday in village in Madhya Pradesh's district, the police said.

Parents of the deceased, all boys aged between three to seven years, are absconding, an said.

of Police (ASP) Omkar Singh Kalesh said the circumstances under which these children have died are being investigated.

Villagers have told police that there was some dispute in the family of (40) who has two wives.

"Bodies of the five boys were spotted by villagers in a well in village (about 80 kms from the district headquarters) under Sendhwa rural police station," he said.

A police team fished out the bodies from the water with the help of villagers and sent them for postmortem, said Kalesh.

He said four of the children were born to Singh's first wife (36) while one child from his second wife (30).

"and his wives are absconding," the said, adding that details will be known after the arrest of the trio.

Further investigation is underway.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 16:25 IST