Kolkata: A person shot himself after killing his spouse and mother-in-law at a excessive rise apartment in Kolkata’s Kankurgachi locality on Monday, the police mentioned.
A chartered accountant by occupation, 42-year-previous Amit Agarwal, a resident of Uttarpada in Hooghly district, went to Bangalore on Saturday and killed his spouse Shilpi Agarwal.
Police mentioned After killing spouse, Amit Agarwal, son in-law of Subhas Dhandhania, 70, got here to his in-law’s flat at 2B, Rameswaram Building, at Kankurgachi at about 5.30 p.m. and began arguing with them.
The incident occurred when Lalita Dhandhania, the mother-in-law, tried to pacify Amit throughout a heated argument. During the dialog he acquired agitated and took out a firearm and shot his mother-in-law from a really shut vary. Later, Amit, who used to work with a non-public firm, additionally shot himself lifeless.
Subhas Dhandhania acquired scared and hurriedly got here out of the room and closed the door from outdoors. He went out of the flat and took shelter at one in every of his neighbours’ homes.
The residents of the apartment knowledgeable the native Phoolbagan police station. The police entered the flat and noticed Amit mendacity in a pool of blood on the mattress. The firearm was additionally seen on the ground.
“We have started an investigation into the case,” a police official mentioned.
Sources mentioned the connection between Amit and his spouse Shilpi was going via loads of ups and downs for the previous two years and the divorce go well with was pending. Shilpi stays together with her son in Bangalore.