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Woman who killed 2 daughters and attempted suicide gets lifer

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

The district court has sentenced a 46-year-old woman to for killing her two children and attempting suicide 12 years ago.

P R Kadam also imposed a fine of Rs 5,500 on Gina Balkrishna Agarwal, the accused, yesterday.

The incident had rocked the city in 2005.

Agarwal, who worked with a at Bhiwandi in the district, had two daughters, Srushti (7) and Mukti (2).

According to the prosecution, on November 4, 2005, two months after her husband died in an accident, gave a heavy dose of sleeping pills to the two girls in a bid to kill them.

He tried to end her life in the same manner.

While the two girls died, herself survived, and faced a case of murder and attempt to suicide.

According to the police, she had written a suicide note which said she was depressed due to the husband's death and worried over a she had taken.

Her suicide note became part of the evidence produced in the court, a said.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 17:21 IST