A 39-year-old man on Saturday allegedly hacked to death his two minor daughters fearing they could create hurdles for his second marriage in Kotwali area.
Kamlesh Kumar killed Sneha, 7, and Anjali, 5, in Bhiti area, about 310 km from Lucknow, Additional Superintendent of Police Sunil Kumar Singh said.
Kumar, whose wife died four years ago, wanted to get married for a second time, but his daughters were reportedly becoming a hurdle, so he decided to eliminate them, police
The bodies have been sent for post-mortem. An FIR was lodged and he was arrested.