Double Murder: Elderly woman and her son’s friend stabbed to death in Bengaluru:
A 75 year old woman and her son’s friend were found murdered at the house they were living in JP Nagar 7th stage in the wee hours of Thursday.
Police suspect that the murder is for gain and committed by known person.
The deceased has been identified as Mamatha Basu,75,from West Bengal and Debrath Behara,4,who had come to the city a few days ago and stayed with Mamtha since she was staying alone at the rented house.
Senior police officers including the city police commissioner Kamal Pant,visited the spot and supervised the investigations.
Senior officer told media persons that,The murder came to light when the domestic help on Thursday morning visited the house and found the door opened.
He later found Behara lying in the pool of blood and Mamatha at the bedroom with stab injuries.
He alerted the police,and the dog squad and Forensic Science Laboratory team inspected the crime scene.
The Puttenahalli police rushed to the spot and conducted investigations.The house was ransacked gold cash along with CCTV cameras and DVRs have been robbed.
Primarily investigations revealed that the assailants are known to the deceased since there was no forced entry.
The body of Basu was found on a bed while Behra’s body was found on the floor of another room.He seemed to have attempted escaping from the assailants when he was targeted.Both were stabbed to death and their bodies were lying in a pool of blood.
During investigation it was found Mamatha’s son Devdeep Basu stayed with his family close to the house of his mother and used to visit her frequently.On Wednesday he visited the duo and returned home after dinner.
Usually Mamatha would open the door only after confirming the visitor at the CCTV camera installed outside the house, we have some clues on the assailants and working on them to track down the accused,he said.
Special teams has been formed and the assailants will be nabbed soon he added.