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Wife, kids of excise officer murdered in Delhi

 Wife of an Excise officer and his two minor children were allegedly found murdered inside their residence in Uttam Nagar area of west Delhi here today.

New Delhi: Wife of an Excise officer and his two minor children were allegedly found murdered inside their residence in Uttam Nagar area of west Delhi here today.
 The victims have been identified as Deepmala alias Deepa (34), son Saksham (9) and daughter Shaily (2).

The incident came to light around 8 pm when the Excise Officer Amit returned home.

According to police, Deepmala was found hacked to death in the bedroom, while the kids were in the bathroom.

All of them had injuries caused by sharp objects.

Police got a call about the incident around 8:30 PM following which senior officials rushed to the spot.

"There was no ransacking of the house and robbery doesn't seem to be the motive. Personal enmity seems to be the motive given the way children have been killed," a police officer said.

Crime and forensic teams lifted circumstancial evidenve from the spot. Police has registered a case of murder and further investigations are on.