Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), May 25: In a shocking incident, bullet-riddled bodies of three missing children were found from a tube well in a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr on Saturday.
According to the polce, the three children were playing outside on Friday evening when they suddenly went missing.
Their family members, who began a search and informed the police at Bulandshahr police station, claimed that police did not register an FIR even after a written complaint was given to them.
Following this today morning, the bodies of all three children were found in Dhaturi village, around 15 km from the spot where they were last seen.
The bodies have been sent for a post-mortem examination and investigation is underway.
Bulandshahr’s Senior Superintendent of Police N. Kolanchi told media the families of the deceased are related to each other and a case of family enmity is suspected.
However, he also admitted to lapses in police action and ordered the suspension of Nagar Kotwali SHO and his assistant.
“We have constituted four teams to nab the prime accused Salman Malik in the case. The SHO of Nagar Kotwali and his ‘munshi’ have been suspended for the lapse. If they are found guilty, they will face a departmental probe. Our priority is to nab the culprit at the moment,” Kolanchi said.