January 30, 2023
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The police stated they discovered handguns and bullets within the homes of the accused’s two mates

Kolkata:

The case of a person in West Bengal’s Malda who killed 4 members of his household has taken a twist after the police arrested two of his mates and located 5 handguns and bullets from their homes.

According to police, 19-year-old Asif instructed them he killed his relations on February 28. A number of days in the past, he went to the home of his two mates and gave them the weapons for safekeeping.

The police have gotten 12-day custody of Arif and four-day custody for every of his mates who’ve to date solely been charged beneath the Arms Act.

The police are working to test in the event that they had been concerned within the murders or if every other particular person was additionally concerned.

The weapons discovered with them usually are not of crude selection and the handguns are value Rs 1.5 lakh, police sources have stated. The police will monitor terror and arms smuggling angles, sources have stated.

The police stated it seems Arif sedated his mother and father, a youthful sister, an elder brother and grandmother by serving them spiked smooth drink. Once they handed out, he dragged them to a water tank at a warehouse adjoining their home, allow them to drown and buried them there.

The our bodies of the 4 folks had been exhumed by the authorities on Saturday.

One of Asif’s older brothers Arif, 21, managed to flee. The horrific murders got here to mild after Arif filed a police criticism on Friday.

The police stated preliminary investigation factors to grabbing his father’s property, which included a number of acres of farmland and orchards and two vans, because the motive behind the murders.

Rs 2.27 lakh was additionally present in the home when the police searched it.

Arif stated in his criticism that he didn’t come to the police earlier “because he was scared”.

When requested the place they had been since February, Asif had stated they’d gone to Kolkata to dwell “in a newly-purchased flat”. Asif had handed his Class 10 board exams reportedly from a non-public faculty at Kaliachak, not removed from his village known as Old 16 Mile.

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