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21 Jul 2021

Couple's dead body recovered

By Discover Tripura Correspondent
Agartala: July 21: The naked bodies of the husband and wife were found on the side of the road adjacent to the Steel Bridge in Manaichhara area of ADC Village in Belchhara of Padmabil block of Khowai subdivision. The whole incident is still a mystery. However, the police are working to unravel the mystery of the incident. Police are still trying to determine if this is a homicide or murder. After the forensic team and dog squad investigation, the body was brought to the morgue of the district hospital for autopsy.

The incident took place at Belchhara under Khowai Police Station on Wednesday morning. Locals informed the police after seeing the naked body of a couple lying on the road from Barak School Chaumuni to Belchhara Bazar near Monaichhara Steel Bridge. Bandhan Munda (50) on one side of the bridge and on the other side the body of his wife Mukutmani Munda (40) was found. The couple was day laborers by profession. According to local sources, they had been living in a house named Ganesh Debbarma of Belchhara, for the last two years. The couple's belongs from Khowai Bachai Bari in Bara Bilai area.

The couple used to stay at Ganesh Debbarma's house in Manaichara to take care of it. Ganesh Debbarma lives in  Agartala with his family. The deceased daughter also live with Ganesh Debbarma’s family. A 14/15 year old boy of Bandhan and Mukutmani lives somewhere in Agartala to earn a living. It is learned that the husband and wife locked the house on Tuesday morning and left. According to police sources, the bodies of the two showed signs of sharp weapon injuries in the abdomen. Locals suspected that Mukutmani may be raped before murder. On the way home last night, the wife may have been raped in front of her husband. The husband interrupted. Both have been killed for falsifying evidence. Signs of debris were reported on the grass next to the body. Police are investigating to determine the cause of the couple's murder.

Police will hand over the body to the family after the autopsy tomorrow. However, the police have not been able to come to a conclusion so far.
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