IndiaGujarati Couple Murdered in Kolkata links related to stock market

Gujarati Couple Murdered in Kolkata links related to stock market

The deceased have been identified as Ashok Shah (60) and his wife Reshmi Shah (55). Police said that deep injury marks were found on the woman's shoulder.

An elderly Gujarati couple has been found dead in their own house in South Kolkata . Police have suspected his murder.

The deceased have been identified as Ashok Shah (60) and his wife Reshmi Shah (55). Police said that deep injury marks were found on the woman’s shoulder.

According to the police, the murder could be related to the stock market.

Couple’s body found in high profile area

The body of the deceased Gujarati couple was found in a pool of blood at their house in Bhawanipur area of ​​Kolkata. Police suspect that the elderly couple was murdered by someone they knew.

Let us inform that Bhawanipur area of ​​​​Kolkata comes in high profile areas and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ‘s residence is also in this area.

The sound of firing was heard from the house

News agency PTI quoted officials as saying that the people who had come to the couple’s house already knew them and the couple had opened the door of their house for them.

According to sources, it has been learned that the sound of firing was also heard from inside the house. Police also recovered a bullet shell from the couple’s house.

The couple was preparing to sell their house

Officials have expressed apprehension of the murder being related to the stock market.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the couple was preparing to sell their house and a few days back they had an argument with a buyer who wanted to buy the house.

Police are trying to find out whether the couple had taken a loan from somewhere to invest money in the stock market and hence were selling the house.


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Police trying to get information through call records

The police have confiscated the mobile phones of the victims and are trying to get information through their call records as to who they spoke to till some time before the death.

City Mayor Firhad Hakim and high officials of Kolkata Police visited the spot. The police also used sniffer dogs to search the house. No one has been arrested yet.

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