A woman allegedly jumped into a well with her three minor sons in a village in Odisha’s Angul district, killing the children instantly. The woman fled after she was rescued, police said.
Police said that Soubhagini Behera of Gurujanga village took her three sons, nine-year-old Brundaban, seven-year-old Saroj and six-month-old Rohit and jumped into the well with them.
A girl who noticed the incident raised an alarm. But by the time the fire tender could rush to the spot, the children had died.
Soubhagini’s husband was arrested a few days ago for his alleged involvement in the ganja trade. He is currently lodged in jail.