Bodies of five members of a family who had gone missing over a month ago were exhumed from a field in Madhya Pradesh’s Dewas district on Tuesday evening. All five were strangled to death and were dumped in a 8 to 10 feet deep pit that was dug in advance. The police used an earth-mover to dig out the pit and remove the bodies. This is like a tale of horror! 5 members of a family murdered And buried 8 feet below by Landlord.
The main accused and four other suspects have been arrested so far
The police said that 45-year-old Mamta, her two daughters and two cousins of the daughters had gone missing from their home in Dewas on May 13. Their landlord and a dozen of his accomplices are behind this horror as per the police. The main accused Surendra Rajput and four other suspects have been arrested so far.
Buried bodies 8 Feet and covered the bodies with salt and urea for decompose
The police are looking for seven others. When the cops dug eight feet under the ground, they found five decomposed bodies in separate graves. None of them had clothes. The accused had stripped them and burnt the clothes. The accused had covered the bodies with salt and urea to ensure they are decomposed. “Six people, including Surendra Chauhan, have been arrested. While Chauhan planned and executed the murders, the five others helped him in digging the pits in which the victims were buried,” Dewas police officer Shiv Dayal Singh said.
Police tracked the mobile phone of the daughter and get a lead
The victims’ family had lodged a missing person complaint and efforts were on to trace them even as the killers tried to mislead the police by posting messages on social media sites through the ID of the woman’s elder daughter. The police tracked the mobile phone of the daughter and from her call details, realised that she was in constant touch with their home owner.
The home owner was questioned by the the police. The police kept a watch on him and found that he was in constant touch with the five others on May 13. The five were separately questioned and the police managed to extract a lead that took the investigators to the field where the bodies had been buried.