A 42-year-old man who lived in Bengaluru along with his spouse and son flew into Kolkata at this time and shot lifeless his mother-in-law at her house in an upscale condo constructing. His father-in-law ran out of the flat, locking it behind him as he shouted for assist.
Police arrived to seek out each the mother-in-law and the person mendacity lifeless inside. They additionally discovered a suicide observe wherein he confessed he had killed his spouse of their Bengaluru house earlier than travelling to Kolkata to commit the second homicide.
Police in Bengaluru rushed to the person’s house within the metropolis’s Whitefield neighbourhood and located the spouse’s physique.
Amit Agarwal was a chartered accountant and had been married to Shilpi Dhandhania for a number of years. They had a 10-year-old however had been estranged and on the verge of a divorce, in accordance with the police.
Mr Agarwal got here to his in-laws’ flat in Kolkata’s Phoolbagan space at round 5.30 PM. There was a heated argument. An apparently agitated Mr Agarwal then whipped out a gun and shot his mother-in-law, Lalita Dhandania, at level clean vary.
A terrified father-in-law, Subhash Dhandania, 70, rushed out of the condo, locking it behind him, and ran to his neighbour for assist.
The police arrived to seek out Mrs Dhandhania mendacity lifeless and Mr Agarwal mendacity in a pool of blood on a mattress along with his gun on the ground close by.
The police then discovered a suicide observe wherein Mr Agarwal declared he had additionally killed his spouse in Bengaluru. The cops within the Karnataka capital had been instantly alerted and, shortly after, the DCP of Whitefield confirmed the spouse’s homicide.
Legal motion is being taken, Kolkata Police has mentioned.
Details of Mr Agarwal’s son’s location usually are not being shared however Kolkata Police has confirmed that he’s secure.