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Delhi: Day after double murder, motive eludes investigators

A day after two home staff had been discovered lifeless inside their employer’s home in South Delhi’s Jangpura Extension, police mentioned they’re questioning members of the family of the deceased in addition to different staff. The ladies, aged 36 and 41, hailed from Darjeeling and had labored on the home for six months. Their husbands work in Gurgaon as labourers and stay in rented rooms.

Police Tuesday mentioned they’re additionally searching for 5 unidentified males who had been seen strolling round the home at 2 am on the night time of the incident. Different CCTVs within the space are being analysed to hint the suspects.

The ladies had been employed by the 85-year-old proprietor of the home who lives together with her nephew, a retired authorities officer, and his spouse. The household mentioned they final noticed the home staff Sunday night time, earlier than going to sleep. Round 9.45 am Monday, one other home employee employed by them alerted that the 2 ladies weren’t opening the door.

A senior police officer mentioned, “One of many ladies was employed to handle the aged proprietor and the opposite labored as a prepare dinner. Neither of them responded to calls. The household then opened the door, went upstairs and located the 2 ladies lifeless in numerous rooms. Certainly one of them had her fingers and legs tied whereas the opposite was discovered mendacity close to the door. It’s suspected that they had been strangulated.”

On Tuesday, the our bodies had been despatched to AIIMS mortuary and autopsies had been carried out. Police mentioned the explanation and motive behind the loss of life are but to be ascertained, although a theft gone improper is likely one of the theories they’re exploring.

CCTV footage recovered from the home reveals 5 masked males with baggage strolling within the space. They’re seen speaking and later shifting in direction of the home.

“We discovered that 4 of them entered the home and left after 30-40 minutes. Nonetheless, there was no pressured entry on the home. We suspect they could have been identified to the proprietor and her household or the deceased,” mentioned the officer.

Neighbours at Jangpura home mentioned the ladies had began working in June-July, and that their deaths have despatched a wave of worry within the residential group.

“We had been shocked once we came upon in regards to the deaths. The safety guard noticed 4-5 males leaving the home however they thought that the boys had come to ship groceries. The guard didn’t cease them. The 2 ladies got here from West Bengal six months in the past and began working for the girl. We by no means heard of any points or complaints. Final night time too, I didn’t hear any noise coming from the constructing…,” mentioned a neighbour.

Kapil Kakkar, the RWA head of the colony, mentioned, “We’re cooperating with the police and the household. The guards had been deployed within the colony however didn’t see something. They only noticed the boys leaving and didn’t cease them.”

Esha Pandey, DCP (Southeast) mentioned the autopsies had been carried out and enquiry is happening.

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