In a horrific incident, a father allegedly killed his three young sons by throwing them into the Neeva river at Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. According to the police, the suspect K Venkateshwarlu threw his sons into the river on Sunday night after a fight with his wife Amaravati.
The three boys were six years, three years and seven months old respectively. On Monday morning, locals who saw the floating bodies informed the police. Police recovered the bodies and shifted them to a local hospital for postmortem.
K Venkateshwarlu who hails from Gangadara Nellore married Amaravati from Diguvapalli Chittoor rural mandal six years ago. Venkateshwarlu is a driver by profession. Amaravati, allegedly, is his second wife whom he married since he did not have kids from his first marriage. Venkateshwarlu was first married to Amaravati's sister, according to reports.
Gangadara Nellore station sub-inspector told TNM that the couple had a fight a few days ago and Amaravati had gone to her parent's home. "They had been fighting over a trivial matter for some days, and she recently went to her maternal home. On Sunday, Venkateshwarlu went to her home and asked her to come with him."
The policeman further added, "The had another disagreement on Sunday night. After a brawl, he told her that he will take the kids along with him and took them away. He seems to have thrown them in the river Neeva (Handri-Neeva) and fled".
The police have registered an FIR on Venkateshwarlu for murder and the accused is still at large.