At Sitalkuchi in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district early on Friday, a Trinamool Congress (TMC) panchayat-level chief, her husband, and their daughter have been hacked to dying, in accordance with police, information company ANI reported.
The police additionally acknowledged that one other daughter of the deceased couple was critically injured and is preventing for her life within the hospital.
West Bengal | TMC panchayat-level chief Neelima Barman, her husband Bimal Barman (additionally an lively member of TMC) and their daughter Runa Barman have been hacked to dying after being allegedly attacked by sharp weapon by some miscreants at Sitalkuchi within the Cooch Behar district. The… pic.twitter.com/aPLAwO0OHE
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Locals apprehended the principle suspect and attacked him. He’s now a affected person on the medical centre. The police stated that that they had detained two extra individuals for interrogation, HT reported.
The victims have been named as 52-year-old Neelima Barman, 68-year-old Bimal Kumar Barman, and their 24-year-old daughter Runa Barman. Iti, the youngest daughter of the couple, is admitted into the hospital.
About 4.40 am, the 2 accomplices of the principle suspect, Vibhuti Bhushan Roy, entered the house and used sharp objects to assault the relations, in accordance with the police, HT reported.
Roy was apprehended as he tried to run after the neighbours heard noises coming from the hose. Earlier than being turned over to police, he was attacked by the villagers.
The couple was pronounced useless on the sub-divisional hospital after the victims have been transferred there from the block major well being centre. The MJN Hospital in Cooch Behar acquired a advice for his or her daughters, the place Runa handed away.
A probe is being carried out. However, preliminary inquiry suggests a love affair gone awry. No political hyperlink has but been uncovered. The cops claimed that each factor is being checked out, HT reported.
(With Inputs From ANI, HT)