NINE kin from the identical household have been discovered lifeless, together with a 15-year-old woman, in a horrifying discovery.
The corpses had been present in two totally different homes owned by two brothers who had been dwelling individually with their households.
The entire kin are believed to have died after consuming poison, in response to police within the Maharashtra area of western India.
Nonetheless, the true reason for demise will solely be recognized after a full investigation, reviews the Occasions of India.
The brothers’ two homes had been simply 1.5km from one another within the village of Mhaisal, Sangli district, round 350km from Mumbai.
Preliminary reviews recommend the pair could have had a suicide pact after falling into heavy debt, in response to NDTV.
Their our bodies had been found when a woman from the village went to one of many homes to seek out out why no one had come to fetch milk from them for a number of days.
The lifeless embody brothers Popat and Dr Manik Vanmore, their aged mom, each of their wives, and a complete of 4 youngsters.
Popat labored as a instructor whereas Manik was a vet, police stated.
Six of the our bodies had been discovered at Manik’s home, and suicide notes found at each properties are being analysed.
“It appears that the relations of the 2 brothers have ended their lives, Inspector Common Manoj Kumar Lohiya stated.
“As per data acquired up to now, each the brothers had borrowed cash from numerous individuals.”
The senior police officer added: “Although it appears like a suicide pact, we’re investigating the case from all angles as it’s a severe incident.”
Occasions Now Information reviews that the deceased have been recognized as Popat Yallappa (52), a veterinary physician by career, Sangeeta Popat (48), Archana Popat (30), Shubham Popat (28), Manik Yallappa (49), Rekha Manik (45) and Aditya Manik Van (15), Anita Manik (28) and Akkatai (72).
Reviews say the relations had been final seen alive on Monday morning.
“9 lifeless our bodies have been recovered in Mhaisal village of Sangli district, out of which three our bodies have been recovered from one home and 6 lifeless our bodies from the opposite home,” in response to native official Dixit Gedam.
“The forensic crew is current on the spot.”
One other official added that the our bodies had been photographed earlier than being despatched away for an post-mortem, whereas different procedures are at the moment underway.
The Vanmore’s neighbours stated that the household had taken loans from a variety of native villagers and neighbours.
Police are making ready to query the individuals from whom the household had borrowed cash.