New Delhi: In a horrific incident, a man on Saturday killed his wife and three children by slitting their throats in the national capital’s Mehrauli. The man has admitted of committing the crime in a written note, Deputy Commissioner of Police told news agency ANI.

Further, the knife used for the murder has also been recovered.

“In a written note, he has admitted that he murdered his wife and three children of ages 2 months, 5 years and 6 years. He has not stated any reason,” DCP South Delhi said.

“Upendra Shukla was staying in Mehrauli with his family and used to give private tuition. He murdered his wife and 3 children by slitting their throats. The knife used for committing the murders has been recovered. He has written a note admitting to the crime,” the police official added.

Further investigation into the matter is underway.