7 Children Among 14 Of Family Whose Throats Were Slit In Midnight Massacre Near Mumbai

28 Feb 2016    06:23 pm


A 32-year-old man allegedly killed 14 members of his family, including his parents, wife and two daughters, at their house in Thane near Mumbai before killing himself after midnight on Saturday.

Among those killed are seven children, aged three months to 16 years, and six women. The accused, identified as Hasnil Warekar of Kasarwadi, allegedly slit their throats with a knife. Police have sent samples of food consumed by them for tests to find out if they were sedated before being killed.

The man, an income tax consultant, was found hanging in his room with a knife in his hand. Thane is located 30 kilometres from Mumbai.