Wednesday, 09 Oct, 5.34 am Orissa POST

Three of a family found murdered in West Bengal's Murshidabad district

Murshidabad (West Bengal): Three members of a family, including an eight-year-old boy, have been murdered by unidentified miscreants in this district of West Bengal, a senior police official said Wednesday.

The bodies of Bondhu Gopal Pal, a 35-year-old primary school teacher, his wife Beauty and son Angan were found lying in a pool of blood inside their residence Tuesday night in Jiaganj area of the district, the officer informed.

'Prima facie, it seems that the Pal family was murdered by unidentified miscreants Monday night. After locals did not see them at the puja pandal on Vijayadashami, they visited the Pal residence, only to find the door bolted from inside,' the officer told mediapersons.

'The locals then informed the police and the bodies, lying in a pood of blood, were recovered. An investigation has been initiated in the case,' the officer stated.

According to locals, the Pal family had moved to Jiaganj around six years ago. They said that family was very peace-loving and amicable.


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