A trader hacked his wife to death and ruthlessly injured their daughter with a dagger. But his injured daughter stabbed him back, before he could escape from there. The incident left the neighbours shell-shocked and they called up the cops from Baranagar police station.
“I heard a scream from their place and rushed there to see that they were lying in a pool of blood. It was a horrible scene and I could not properly describe it to the policemen,” said a lady on condition of anonymity.
“It is really difficult to ascertain who hacked the man. It might be that his injured daughter, whom he hacked twice, stabbed him from behind. All of them were lying on the floor. But the daughter was lying behind her father in closer proximity than her mother. The dagger was pierced in the back of that man,” said an investigating officer.
“From that position, this primarily made us to believe that the daughter had injured her father. But before this happened, the man opened the attack with the dagger to hack his wife. Then he hacked his daughter who tried to save her mother,’ the officer added.
“After getting the call from neighbours, the policemen went there to the spot – a private apartment at Fakir Ghosh Lane, Baranagar. They rushed the trio to the Baranagar State General Hospital. But the victim woman, Reshmi Kapoor (33) succumbed to her injuries at the hospital. The hospital authority instructed us to shift Rashmi’s daughter, who is only 14-year-old to the RG Kar Medical College and Hospital. Bikas Kapoor, the trader was admitted at Baranagar State General Hospital. The condition of father and daughter duo is critical,” said the investigating officer.
Police learnt that Bikas Kapoor, a Baranagar-based trader used to quarrel with his wife. Their daughter desperately tried to resolve issues between her parents, but did not succeed. “I am shaken. My son-in-law and daughter both came to my house along with their daughter on Monday. They finished their dinner with me. On Tuesday morning, cops called us to the police station. Two constables accompanied us to the spot. I am a heart patient. I could not even identify my daughter and granddaughter,” Bijoy Burman, father of Reshmi said.
However, police also discovered, the trader bought the dagger from a local market and hid it his bed room. “We believe that the trader had chalked out the whole plot last week. But what was the real reason behind this gory fight is still unknown. The woman tried to save her life, but she couldn’t do it. Later she urged her 14-year-old daughter to escape from the spot. That is we have learnt till now,” the investigation officer added.