Police recovered the bodies of a woman and her two children from a pond in Bhelhi, Brahmapuri Rural Municipality-3 of Sarlahi district, today.
The deceased have been identified as Rikewa Devi Kapad (26), her 18-month-old daughter Rama and a newborn son. They were found floating in the pond owned by Suryabamsha Chaudhary, shared rural municipality ward chair, Shyam Saha.
The new mother and her children who had left home at around 12:00 midnight were found floating in the pond.
Police said that her husband who went in search of his wife and children has not returned home yet.
The bodies were recovered from the pond and sent to Sarlahi District Hospital for the postmortem, police said