Prayagraj: 4 members of the family were beaten to death in the cross Ganga area. Allahabad News – Times of India


Prayagraj: A couple and their two children were brutally murdered inside their house Gohri Mohanganj Village under Phaphamau police station area of ​​Trans Ganga area of ​​the city on Thursday morning. The motive behind the murder is not yet known.
The police identified the deceased as follows Phoolchandra (50), his wife Meenu Devi (45) and their children Sapna (17) and Shiv (13).
While senior police officers, including DIG/SSP (Prayagraj) Sarvashreshth tripathiThe DIG along with forensic experts and police force, who reached the spot after the incident, has suspended the police inspector (Phulpur) on charges of dereliction of duty.
After conducting a preliminary inquiry, Tripathi said, “Seven police teams have been pressed into action to prevent the killings. The unidentified assailants used an ax on the heads of all the four victims.”
The DIG said that the bodies of three people were found lying in the verandah of the house while the girl’s body was lying inside the room. Police have detained four people for questioning.
“Police has compiled information regarding the incident and is working on various theories. We have come to know that among the five brothers, the deceased had got the least land for agriculture. Also, the couple filed SC against some people. The case was registered under the /ST Act 2019 and on property dispute in 2021,” the DIG told TOI on Thursday.
He said, “Police is carefully investigating all angles and compiling evidence. The couple had recently informed the police higher authorities against the local police for not taking any action on their complaints.”
Meanwhile, angered by the gruesome killings, the residents of the villages did not allow the local police to take the bodies for postmortem for hours. They demanded action against the local police officials, who did not act on the complaints lodged by the couple against some people of the village, which resulted in the incident. However, later after the intervention of senior police officials, the villagers calmed down and allowed the police to take the bodies for post-mortem.