Couple found dead inside house in Tamluk
Kolkata: Mystery shrouds the death of a couple whose bodies were found inside their house in Narayandari area of Tamluk in East Midnapore on Monday morning.
The incident triggered tension in the area. Police said the victims are Moloy Maity (32) and Sharmistha Maity (26).
Moloy Maity was a primary school teacher.
Maity was found inside the kitchen while his wife was spotted lying in the bed inside her room.
Both the victims had injury marks around their neck. According to police, they got married four years ago and they have a two-year-old son. Police are interrogating the family members of the victims and some locals as well.
The husband's family members told police that Maity might have killed his wife by strangulating her inside the room and later committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling. The woman's family members, however, cried foul behind the death of the couple. They alleged that both the victims were murdered.
As the news spread, some of locals started gathering outside the house.
After being informed, the police reached the spot and removed the curious onlookers from the area.
They recovered the bodies and sent them to Tamluk district hospitals for
The investigators also collected samples from the house. No suicide note was, however, recovered in this incident.
Police are yet to confirm if the victims committed suicide or there was any foul play behind the death of
Police are, however, not ruling out the possibility of the husband committing suicide after killing his wife.
They have started a detailed probe in this regard.
Police are investigating into all possible angles. They are waiting for the post-mortem report which might throw some light on the death of the couple.