In a shocking incident, a man in Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh killed his three daughters by hitting them with a hammer before setting them on fire.
The accused, Chhedan Kushwaha, was arrested, said Lalitpur Superintendent of Police O.P Singh.
He was in an inebriated state, said the police.
All the three victims are minors.
“The father has confessed to committing the act,” said the police officer.
Mr. Singh said the accused had a dispute with his brother and was a habitual drinker. The wife was not at home when the incident took place.