Kolkata: The body of a 60-year-old woman was found in the boot of a yellow taxi, which managed to dodged a number of checkpoints in Kolkata in the early hours of Friday before being stopped by police in the Chowbaga space in the jap fringes of town, officers mentioned. Police recognized the body as that of Sujamani Gayen, who was allegedly beaten with sticks after which strangulated to demise by her daughter-in-law and three others over a household combat, police mentioned.
Gayen, a resident of the Haridevpur space, used to promote flowers exterior the Kalighat temple. She had a really bitter relationship with her daughter-in-law Sujata, an officer mentioned. On Thursday, Sujata’s mom Malina Mondal and her accomplice Ajay introduced Sujamani to their Pragati Maidan home,
he mentioned. “Then, they gave her food laced with sleeping pills and after that Sujata along with her three family members thrashed and strangulated Sujamani to death,” he added.
Police mentioned they’ve arrested Malina, Ajay, Sujata and her uncle Basu Mondal in connection with the killing. After killing her, they stuffed the body in a sack alongside with greens, and went out on a taxi to dump it, police mentioned.
The taxi managed to dodge a number of checkpoints however was noticed by some policemen on patrol responsibility, they mentioned. They stopped the taxi in the Chowbaga space close to Anandapur off EM Bypass, and requested the motive force to open the boot. The head of the woman was first seen by one of many policemen among the many greens in the sack, the officer mentioned. Ajay, who was in the taxi alongside with Malina, then tried to flee however was caught, the officer mentioned. Later, Sujata and her uncle had been arrested primarily based on Malina’s interrogation, he mentioned.
Police mentioned they’re investigating the matter and a case has been registered.