The person who allegedly murdered his spouse of their Bengaluru residence on Monday earlier than flying to Kolkata, the place he shot his mother-in-law lifeless after which killed himself, might have dedicated the primary crime 48 hours sooner than beforehand believed, Kolkata Police mentioned Tuesday night time.
Officers from Bengaluru’s Mahadevpura Police Station visited Amit Agarwal’s residence within the metropolis on Monday after their Kolkata colleagues knowledgeable them of a potential homicide of their jurisdiction; Mr Agarwal had left behind a suicide observe in Kolkata.
The Bengaluru cops found the physique of Shilpi Agarwal mendacity on the kitchen flooring.
“We’ve got been knowledgeable by Bengaluru Police that Mrs Agarwal’s physique was present in a decomposed state. As per their report, she may need been killed at the very least 48 hours earlier than her physique was discovered,” a senior Kolkata Police officer advised information company PTI.
This was confirmed by police within the southern state. The cops there additionally discovered a observe allegedly written by Mr Agarwal.
“Primarily based on info from Kolkata, officers from Mahadevpura Police Station went to the house occupied by Mrs Shilpi Agarwal. When she didn’t open the door, the lock was damaged and her physique was discovered within the kitchen,” MN Anucheth, DCP (Whitefield), mentioned.
“A observe allegedly written by Mr Agarwal has been discovered within the house. A case of homicide has been taken up and investigations have began,” he added.
The Agarwals have been reportedly estranged, preliminary investigations confirmed. That they had separated round two years in the past and have been in the midst of divorce proceedings.
Additionally they had a toddler – a 10-year-old son, who had been left at his uncle’s residence in Bengaluru whereas his father flew to Kolkata to confront his in-laws.
It’s unclear, at this stage, if Mr Agarwal and his son have been truly dwelling at their Bengaluru residence after Mrs Agarwal was murdered.
Though investigations in each cities are nonetheless ongoing, a grotesque sequence of probably occasions is starting to emerge, pieced along with the assistance of the 2 notes.
Amit Agarwal, a 42-year-old chartered accountant, allegedly first killed his spouse at their residence in Bengaluru’s Whitefield. He then flew to Kolkata and visited his in-laws at their upscale home in an house advanced the place, following a heated argument, he shot lifeless his mother-in-law, Lalita Dhandhania, 60, after which killed himself.
The daddy-in-law, Subhash Dhandhania, 70, was the only survivor; in response to police he ran out of the home, locking the door behind him, and went to the neighbours for assist.
With enter from PTI
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