Upset over frequent squabbles with her husband over neglecting the family, a 30-year-old woman allegedly killer her two daughters and hanged herself to death from the ceiling fan.

The tragedy took place at her residence behind Kamkhya theatre in Kamkhya Layout in the Chennammana Kere Achukattu police station limits here on Sunday evening.

The police identified the victims as Gayathri Balaji, B. Mayika (4) and B. Vibha (11 months). The police said that Gayathri stabbed Vibha and drowned the infant in a bucket before hanging Mayika to death.

Gayathri has, in a note, alleged that her husband had been neglecting her family. Hence, she was upset for the past few weeks.

The Chennammana Kere Achukattu police said that Gayathri took the extreme step after a heated argument with Balaji. After he left home she killed her children and committed suicide, they said. The incident came to light when Balaji returned in the evening.

The police said that they would register a case of murder and suicide against Gayathri. They are also questioning Balaji.