Published: July 5, 2020 5:27:48 pm
A middle-aged girl was murdered on Friday afternoon by a cab driver, on whom she had taken a mortgage of Rs 30,000, police mentioned on Saturday. The physique of 45-year-old Laxmi Das was recovered late night time from the canal from EM bypass right here.
Das, a resident of Charu Market, used to work as a home assist in Mudiali in Tollyganj Police Station space. The police have arrested the accused, who was his neighbor. His automobile was registered with the ride-hailing service.
“We have arrested Shib Shankar Das, who has said that he has murdered women. Das took a loan of Rs 30,000 from a woman he had known for a long time. But when he asked for the money back, he became infamous and killed him. A murder case has been initiated, ”mentioned a senior Kolkata Police official.
According to police, Shib Shankar Das picked up the sufferer in his cab after work from Mudiali. She sat on the again, and an argument contemplated repaying the debt. As the controversy continued, the accused staged a strike at Southern Avenue. Then, in anger, Shib Shankar Das lower Lakshmi’s throat, the police mentioned.
Shib Shankar wandered across the metropolis looking for a spot to dump the useless physique. He threw it into the canal away from the EM bypass and proceeded to Bhawanipur, the place he parked the cab and went house.
The police started an investigation at Tollygunge police station within the night after a lady’s husband lodged a lacking grievance.
During investigation, police got here to know that Shib Shankar was absconding for the reason that disappearance of Laxmi Das.
“His cellphone was also switched off. We later tracked him down and arrested him from Tollygunge, ”a police officer mentioned.
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