Bulandshahr: Bodies of ‘missing’ three children were recovered from a well in Salempur area of Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh during wee hours on Saturday.

The children were shot dead and belonged to the same family, SSP N Kolanchi was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. Meanwhile, reports claim that the children – a boy and two girls – were missing since Friday. Their identities have been ascertained.

Notably, the family had approached the police after the children went missing on Friday. However, the officials turned a deaf ear to their complaints. Taking cognisance of the matter, the SSP suspended a constable and the SHO, the news agency reported.

On the other hand, four teams have been constituted to probe the case, informed SSP Kolanchi. He also assured strictest action against the accused.