A man allegedly strangled his two minor children to death and later committed suicide at Kahalgaon’s Simaria village, the police said on Sunday.

Sohan Tanti (35) strangled Bharti Kumari (10) and Aman Kumar (5) while they were asleep late on Saturday night and later hanged himself in Simaria village.

According to a suicide note recovered from the spot, Sohan accused his wife Putul Devi of abandoning the family to stay with her brother in-law Patan Tanti, with whom she allegedly had an extra-marital affair, in the nearby Panchrukhi village. Sohan also accused his wife of harassing him by lodging a case against him for assault and demanding dowry, they said. — PTI