According to Sheeba, the incident pertaining to the custody of her husband had been entered in the case dairy of the Chittar Forest Station after Mathai’s death.
Two more members of the family of five, who had attempted suicide inside their home in Lahandabud, died at VIMSAR, Burla on Thursday.
The court sentenced a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) rank officer Hardev Singh to four-years in jail in the same case.
Police suspect it to be a case of mass suicide wherein the couple first poisoned the children and then killed themselves as leftover milk was found near the bodies.
The police said that the society’s guard heard a loud thud and spotted the trio lying on the ground and informed the police.