Elderly couple's murder: No arrests made yet
New Delhi: A day after the murder of an elderly couple inside their house in Ashok Vihar Phase-3 area, police has so far made no arrest in the case. According to police, they have launched a manhunt to nab the accused.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (north west) Milind Dumbere stated that they have formed seven teams who are raiding Delhi-NCR areas for the accused.
"We are probing from all angles and will soon make some breakthrough in the case," said the DCP.
Police sources claimed that the maid in the house had not gone through police verification. After the incident, police have questioned relatives and other people about the murder.
The prime suspect who was the second domestic help started working after the first maid's shift got over. He was recently hired to look after Ramlal. The suspect identified as Dinesh was the last person who was seen with the couple. Police are waiting for the postmortem report which will clear the exact reason of death.
On Saturday, Kaushal Bhutani (73) and her husband Ramlal (79) were found dead.The house was ransacked and one of the helps was also missing after the incident.
According to police, the incident came to light when Dulal Sarkar (57), one of the domestic help, came to the house in the morning and found the door locked after which he asked their neighbours and even made a call to Ramlal's relatives but he did not got any clue. Police was informed, who reached the spot, broke open the locked door and found the couple dead inside one of the rooms. The day when the incident happened was the birthday of Kaushal.
"Ramlal was on the bed. On the ground was Kaushal, bleeding from her head. Every room in the house was ransacked. Cupboards were open and their lockers empty. The couple's phones are also missing," said the DCP.
He further claimed that Ramlal was a retired government official who had worked in one of the departments of Home Ministry whereas Kaushal was a retired government school teacher.