Kolkata: The couple murdered at Narendrapur in South 24-Parganas were strangulated to death.On Wednesday, the autopsy surgeon opined that the duo was hit on their heads with some heavy object and then strangled. During the investigation, police questioned the neighbours of the couple identified as Pradip Biswas (55) and Alpana Biswas (45) and the owners of the house and land where the couple used to live as caretakers. From sources police came to know that recently there were a plan to set up a factory in the vacant land. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaIt is suspected that there might be some conflict with the proposed factory owners and the deceased persons which resulted in killings. On Wednesday experts from Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) visited the murder spot and collected samples such as pieces of cloth, a pillow, scissors and blood stains inside the house. It is suspected that 4-5 persons are connected with the murders. Also on Wednesday police found an envelope of a mobile phone SIM card. The police are trying to find out the owner of the SIM card. Also, the lost mobile phones of Pradip and Alpana are yet to be traced. Also Read – Bengal civic volunteer dies in road mishap on national highwayIt is suspected that the couple has been murdered by professional killers as the style of murder was gruesome. On Tuesday police, stated that only a TV was missing from the house which is suspected to be a trick by the murderers in order to make the situation complex for the investigators. On Tuesday, and bodies of Pradip and Alpana were found stuffed inside two suitcases in the washroom of the house where they were working as caretakers since 1997. One of the relatives of the couple went to the house as he was unable to contact the duo killed since Monday morning. It is suspected that Pradip and Alpana have been killed on Sunday night.
HAMILTON – Hamilton police say they have located a key witness in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Good Samaritan who authorities say was killed while trying to stop an altercation.Yosif Al-Hasnawi, described by police as a brave young man who was trying to do the right thing, was fatally shot in early December after he tried to help an older man who was allegedly being accosted by two men outside a mosque.Police say the older man was interviewed Wednesday afternoon after someone called in a tip that led investigators to find him.Officials say the tip came in after police released photos of the man earlier in the week in the hopes that someone would recognize him.They say details of the interview cannot be released.Two men have been charged in connection with Al-Hasnawi’s death, and a criminal investigation into paramedics’ handling of the incident was launched last month and is being carried out by a neighbouring police force.Al-Hasnawi’s family is also suing Hamilton’s paramedics, alleging they failed to properly treat the teen.