July 13, 2020

Couple from Bengal found hanging in Muzaffarpur guest house

Muzaffarpur: A young couple from West Bengal was found hanging from the ceiling of a guest house here today, police said.

Khukumani Payra and Swapan Payra, both in their 20s, had checked in at the guest house in Bhagwanpur chowk locality of the town, under the jurisdiction of Sadar police station area, yesterday night, the police said.

According to the addresses mentioned on their Aadhar cards, the deceased were residents of Rampura in Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal, a police officer said.

The couple did not open the door of their room when a cleaning staff of the guest house went to clean the room this morning, the Station House Officer (SHO) of Sadar police station, Mohammad Shujauddin said.

The police was informed after the employees of the guest house did not get any response from the couple, he said.

The police broke open the door since it was bolted from inside and found the couple hanging from the same ceiling fan, he said.

It is yet to be ascertained whether it is a case of suicide or murder, the SHO said, adding, the bodies were sent for post-mortem examination.

Courtesy: PTI

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