Man who axed his two kids to death nabbed at Damoh

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Feb 2018 09:59:33

Our Correspondent

Kotwali police have succeeded in apprehending the man accused of killing his adolescent daughter and son. The accused was arrested at Damoh Railway station with the help of Damoh police. The accused, Rakesh Nishad alias Babban (40), son of Mahaveer Nishad, a resident of Khirhani Phatak brutally killed his daughter, Kashish (15) and son Sahil (11) with an axe. The accused is reportedly mentally retarded and axed his own children in a fit of rage. Case In-charge, Sub Inspector, Ranjeet Sarathe informed that continuing a rigorous search for the accused, police received information that Rakesh Nishad was sighted in Damoh.

Taking prompt action on the information, a police team reached Damoh in civil dress and started search for the accused. During the search, policemen successfully trapped the accused at Damoh railway station with the help of Damoh police. It may be mentioned that the incident came o light when the wife of accused, Phoolmati, who was sleeping in another room, heard the screams of children and entered their room. The mother lost her consciousness watching her husband while stabbing his own children with an axe. Witnessing the wife, the accused managed to escape from the spot. Phoolmati started shouting when neighbours reached the spot and horrified with witnessing the bodies of children lying in pool of blood. They found that Kashish was succumbed to her grave injuries but Sahil was alive.

The boy was rushed at hospital but he breathed his last on the way. Kotwali police registered a case against the accused
under section 302 of the IPC while further investigations are underway.