Mumbai: In a horrific incident, a man in Mumbai’s suburb allegedly mixed rat-killing poison in the ice cream of his 3 children after a family dispute. Mumbai Police officials told news agency ANI that a five-year-old child died in the incident.Also Read - Video: Dhanbad ADJ Killed By Auto, Police Launch Murder Probe | WATCH

As per the latest updates, the horrifying incident was reported by the accused’s wife and a case has been registered under relevant sections of IPC in Mankhurd Police Station. The investigation is underway in the matter. Also Read - 62-year-old Man Shot Dead Outside Home in Delhi's Dwarka

As per reports, five-year-old Alishan Ali Mohammad died of the poisoning while two other children – 7-year-old Alina and 2-year-old Armaan – are critical and are undergoing treatment at a hospital. Also Read - Man Allegedly Beats Teenaged Niece to Death for Wearing Jeans, Arrested While Trying to Dispose Body

In another similar incident in June, a 45-year-old man killed five members of his family, including his wife and two children, before committing suicide in his house in Pachpaoli area of Nagpur.

The accused had slit the throats of his wife Vijaya (40) and daughter Pari (14) and throttled his son Sahil (12) in his house, Additional Commissioner of Police Sunil Phulari told reporters. Then he went to the nearby house of his mother-in-law Laxmi Bobde (55) and sister-in-law Amisha Bobde (21) and also slit their throats.