MAHOBA: A 32-year-old inebriated man allegedly killed his two children after an argument with his wife in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district, police said on Sunday.
Harnarayan, a resident of Parapantar village in Panwari block, tied a 'gamcha' around the neck of his sons -- Ashish (8) and Aryan (5) -- and strangulated them around 7.30 pm on Saturday, Superintendent of Police Arun Kumar Srivastava said.
The incident occurred when Harnarayan's wife was harvesting crops in the field and there was a dispute between them over going home.
After the killing, Harnarayan tried to flee, but was caught by villagers and handed over to the police, according to the SP.
A case of murder has been registered and he has been taken into custody.
The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, the officer added.