A man slaughtered six members of his family, including his parents, in Pilakhna village in Bulandshahar district of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday night, the police said.
Inspector general of police (Meerut Zone) Alok Sharma said two of the relatives of the main accused, Mobin, 38, who helped him in the crime, have also been arrested.
Mobin has confessed to the crime and told the police he was annoyed with his family he accused of denying him a due share in property.
The police said that Alisher, Mobin’s brother, had spotted the bloodied bodies of his father Mausam, 70, mother Asgari, 65, brother Shaukeen, 45, his wife, son Asad, 14, and daughter Muskaan, 6, in different rooms of the house.
Alisher found Mobin and his family missing. The police had later arrested him from the village. The shocked villagers have demanded a harsh punishment for the accused, who they said murdered his entire family for a few lakh rupees.