A 34-12 months-antique software engineer allegedly murdered his wife and three children at their domestic in Ghaziabad’s Indirapuram and sent a video confessing the murders to an own family organization on WhatsApp, police stated Sunday.

Police stated Sumit Kumar, who fled after the murder, also said on WhatsApp that he has bought potassium cyanide to kill himself. Upon seeing the video, Kumar’s sister, who also remains in Indirapuram, alerted her brother-in-regulation, Pankaj Singh, who rushed to the flat.

“I observed the door locked. I knew as the police who broke it open. We observed the body of my sister and her three youngsters with stab accidents,” Pankaj Singh claimed.

The police recognized the 4 sufferers as Kumar’s spouse Anshu Bala, 32, their 5-year-vintage son Prathmesh and twins Aarav and Aakriti, both elderly 4. Bala worked as an instructor with a playschool in Indirapuram while Kumar had stopped his job in December, relatives of the couple stated. They were given married in 2011.

Prima facie, it appears Kumar killed his family as he was no longer capable of maintaining them financially, police stated.

“Sumit [Kumar] had been going through a financial crisis when you consider that he resigned from his activity in December closing year. My dad and mom also stayed with them, however, they had a long past to attend a marriage round per week returned. Sumit, his spouse, and three kids have been on my own in the flat,” Singh said.

The bodies of 4 victims have been sent for post-mortem and the police filed an FIR after the victim’s brother filed a grievance, said superintendent of police (town) Shlok Kumar. Sumit Kumar becomes booked beneath phase 302 (murder) of IPC.

In his alleged confession video, Sumit Kumar said he laced the drink of his own family with sedatives and thereafter killed them with a pointy object, the SP said. “We are trying to hint Sumit. His cell telephone is switched off,” he delivered.

Pankaj Singh stated Sumit Kumar had earlier worked with several software groups in Gurugram, Noida and later went to Bengaluru in October 2018. “He labored there for a couple of months however resigned in December closing yr. He then stayed with his brother in Bengaluru for two months. Then he came to Ghaziabad. It became only around Holi that we got here to recognize he resigned. We do not realize the cause. I spoke to him finally on Friday and he becomes smoking continuously. There were troubles due to economic problems and his behavior had also become erratic,” Singh stated.

In the video, Sumit Kumar additionally named a medical store proprietor who allegedly fleeced him whilst he was buying drugs. In turn, he said, he cheated the store owner of Rs 1 lakh. Police stated they’re seeking to confirm his claims.

The defending of the housing society in which the own family lived stated that he noticed Kumar leaving the primary gate of the society overdue on Saturday night time. “I noticed him smoking downstairs round eleven.30pm. Later, at around 3 am, I saw him going out of doors the primary entrance by means of the foot… I did no longer listen any sound from their 2nd floor flat both,” said Indrajit Singh, the shield of the housing society.