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Woman poisons kids in R'sthan, commits suicide

A woman poisoned three of her children before committing suicide at a Rajasthan village, police said today.

india Updated: Jan 01, 2006 15:49 IST

A woman poisoned three of her children before committing suicide at a Rajasthan village, police said on Saturday.

Asha poisoned three of her children - Suku (2), Mamta (4) and Khushbu (7) - before consuming same chemical at Simalwara on Thursday night, they said.

Police said before her death, Asha gave a statement saying she was tired of her husband's regular remarks on her character which forced her to take the extreme step.

Asha's family registered a case of dowry and provoking suicide against her husband Dilip Baranda, they said.

First Published: Dec 31, 2005 17:52 IST