The deceased couple has been identified as Gulshan and Parveen Vasudev and the other adult as Sanjana. Earlier it was reported that Sanjana was Gulshan's second wife. However, Sanjana worked at a jeans factory owned by Gulshan, the latter's brother told Dainik Jagran.
The deceased children- Kritika and Hrithik- were reportedly smothered and had their throats slit.
According to Jagran, Rakesh is Gulshan's brother-in-law and lives in Sahibabad. The two were involved in a monetary dispute of Rs. 2cr. Gulshan had also filed a case against Rakesh in 2015, Mirror Now reported, adding that Rakesh is absconding. His family has been detained.