Cops recover body of woman from lodge room, rescue baby
Kolkata: Police recovered the body of a woman and rescued her one-and-a-half-month-old baby, who was found beside her, from a room at a lodge at Dankuni in Hooghly on Wednesday night.
According to a source, on Wednesday, around 1:30 pm, a couple along with a baby arrived at the lodge located near the Delhi Road and hired a room. They posed themselves as husband and wife. Around 4:30 pm, some lodge staff heard the baby crying.
As the baby didn't stop crying, one of them went to the room. He found that the door of room was open. When he entered the room he saw the woman identified as Pinki Ghosh (25) was lying unconsciously and the baby was crying on the bed. Dankuni police station was immediately informed. Later, the police rushed Ghosh to a local hospital where doctors declared her brought dead. It is suspected that Ghosh died of strangulation.
While scrutinising the documents provided by Ghosh and the unknown youth at the time of check-in, the police came to know about her identity and address.
Police sources informed that they came to know that Ghosh was resident of Bhattanagar at Liluah in Howrah from her Aadhar card.
Accordingly, the Liluah police station was informed and Ghosh family was informed by officers of Liluah police station.
After her family members lodged a complaint, police officers initiated a murder
case against the unknown youth. Police officers checked the CCTV camera footage of the lodge where the youth was seen moving out of the lodge during the evening. Cops are also checking the documents provided by him to verify if they are original or not. Till Thursday night, the suspected youth could not be traced.